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Artificial Intelligence: It’s a journey, not a destination

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

AI is in the news. Products are springing up every day and vendors are filling up our inboxes and phones. The academic side is affected, too. MIT announced a $1 billion plan to create a new college for AI. Everyone […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Machine Learning and the Cloud Can Rescue IT From the Plumbing Business

February 19, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

5 higher ed leaders tapped for Trump’s new workforce advisory boardMany educational institutions maintain their own data centers. But to Jeff Olson, chief data officer and senior VP of technology strategy at the College Board, all those humming racks of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Your Niche Is Not Enough

February 12, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

In higher education, everyone is looking for a niche — to be that flower that stands out from the others in a meadow. For some institutions, like Dartmouth or Duke, it’s a spin on elite status. For others, it’s a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

On for-profits’ horizon: more regulatory uncertainty, closures

January 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to regulating for-profit colleges, Steve Gunderson, who heads the sector’s leading trade group, and the Center for American Progress’ Ben Miller disagree on a lot. But they are of the same mind on one thing: Regulatory “ping […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Massachusetts to monitor struggling private colleges

January 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Last April, Mount Ida abruptly announced it was closing and offered students automatic enrollment at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Former students sued the college in November, claiming officials were aware of its mounting financial difficulties as early as 2014. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

An error in Republican tax law could save public colleges millions — for now

January 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The glitch in the tax law comes as college executives’ pay continues to climb. Public colleges paid their chief executives an average of about $560,000 in the 2016-17 academic year, up 5% from the year before, according to data compiled […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

EdSurge HigherEd Year in Review: Our Top Higher Education Stories of 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

As students and faculty alike take some well-deserved rest and reflect over the holidays, we’re taking a look back at what stories you read and shared the most over the last year. While not quite the “Year of the MOOC,” […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

In 2019, Let’s Bring the Community Back to College.

December 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Community colleges have long served the U.S. by providing access to career and technical training, as well as quality education in the liberal arts, mathematics and sciences. Much has changed since the humble beginnings of community colleges, though. Now, as […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: What high school students look for in a college

November 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Public and private colleges are focusing on one of those wish-list items in particular: cost. Responding to consumer weariness of tuition price increases, some are underway with a host of “free college” efforts to reduce the sticker price through fundraising […]