Future of Higher Education - August 2018
As student and market needs change, higher education leaders try to predict what the future of colleges will look like.
The Washington Post
To bring dramatic and sustainable change to fruition, leaders need to take a strategic approach to implementation and collaboration.
Wayfinding Academy and the Minerva project are two colleges – built from scratch – using new models of curriculum and student services.
Data from the Department of Education shows dropout rates have increased 44 percent despite increasing numbers of students enrolling.
The Hechinger Report
The Chronicle used census data and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and found that 11.2 million adults live 60 minutes or more from a public college or university.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and 16 other federal departments and agencies announced an additional six-month delay in the general compliance date.
Changing the way grant proposals are chosen could help diversify the types of researchers that receive funding.
New York Times
FUTURE COLLEGE MODELS
Income-share agreement programs have increased in popularity as a way for students to forgo paying tuition upfront in exchange for a portion of their salary later.
A New Jersey liberal arts college used local pharmaceutical company professionals to establish the Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti where students engage in research with retired scientists.
Quantity of data in higher education is no longer the problem. It is ubiquitous, but it’s rarely organized, standardized, or leveraged for a common purpose.
Implementing cloud technology allows institutions to improve the overall student experience while improving operational efficiencies.
Institutions should think of their academic programs as a portfolio where leaders maximize resources, market relevance and mission-driven activities.
In the final episode of Huron’s six-part podcast series, industry experts discuss paths to innovation in higher education.
The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Annual Meeting offered insights on trends affecting higher education.