Future of Higher Education - December 2017
Colleges and universities across the country are allocating funds to subsidize student internships at organizations that often don’t offer stipends, such as nonprofits and start-ups.
The New York Times
Universities are reimagining the traditional transcript with blockchain, the distributed ledger technology originally designed to support bitcoin.
Handled effectively and with support from the right partner, cloud migration can spark meaningful transformation across higher education institutions.
Huron, in partnership with Ovum
In the latest episode of EdTech Times’ podcast series, “Transforming Higher Ed with Cloud Technology,” leaders from the American Council on Education and IMS Global discuss how institutions’ tech adoption — and the role of CIOs — is evolving.
Institutional review boards (IRB) have different options for managing multi-site research in compliance with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy, effective in January.
In this new podcast, Huron experts discuss key considerations research institutions must make in order to comply with subrecipient monitoring standards and protect the sponsor’s interest.
Future College Models
Reflecting on employment projection data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, experts worry higher education institutions aren’t agile enough to prepare students for in-demand jobs of the future.
The Hechinger Report
Despite continued skepticism about online learning’s impact on student engagement and outcomes, more faculty are starting to embrace the technology.
Inside Higher Ed
Higher education CIOs rank analytics, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management as the most important technologies for differentiating their institutions.
A new draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration aims to demystify questions around compliant use of electronic systems for clinical trials.
A recent FDA study illustrated that many primary care physicians and endocrinologists cannot correctly define basic terminology central to clinical trials.
Applied Clinical Trials
Leaders at the University of Texas System are working to foster greater internal collaboration in hopes of enhancing information sharing, problem solving and innovation.
Boston University appoints Crystal Ann Williams, an award-winning poet, to the newly created role.
Student surveys conducted at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Wisconsin at Madison indicate room to improve campus culture.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Earning a four-year degree and breaking out of middle- and low-wage labor remains a challenge for Latinos, according to new research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
Huron in the News
Peter Stokes, a managing director at Huron, comments on why colleges need to take a critical look at their business models, amid a wave of recent institutions closures and mergers.
Inside Higher Ed