Future of Higher Education - July 2017
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) extended the effective date of the NIH policy on use of a single institution review board (sIRB) for multi-site research to January 25, 2018.
Future College Models
A proof of concept helps generate stakeholder buy-in when implementing shared services at a university.
The student of today looks a lot different than past generations, often working while attending classes, coming from low-income households and having families of their own. To keep up, state and federal policies need to change to meet the needs of today's students.
The Washington Post
Multidisciplinary centers at universities allow students and staff from different schools to collaborate on solving real-world problems.
Currently in the developer community, Facebook has added a feature to groups listed as "class" that allows moderators to add course units that link together, tracking progress based on course completion.
Inside Higher Ed
A recent U.S. Department of Justice ruling highlights the importance of accessibility as a consideration for universities implementing technology platforms for online learning.
The Hechinger Report
After facing backlash regarding the three-grant limit, which helped younger researchers win grants, the NIH will move forward with an alternative plan in which scientists who win a first grant get priority for their second.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust, Harvard University president, will step down at the end of the 2018 academic year. Faust says it's the "right time" to leave, after working as the university's president for 11 years.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
A thoughtful change management strategy can ensure end-user adoption. Kick off change management at your university by building awareness and creating excitement for your cloud implementation.
The University Innovation Alliance, made up of 11 public universities, is working with predictive analytics to give universities the information they need to identify which students are at risk, and why, allowing administrators to more effectively intervene.
The New York Times