Future of Higher Education - May 2017
Purdue University announced it will acquire Kaplan University as a means to expand access for students and to position itself as a leader in online higher education. With the acquisition, Purdue plans to establish a new university within the public university's existing system.
In part two of Huron's enterprise risk management (ERM) podcast series, Calle Griffith discusses ERM in healthcare and higher education with Mark Anderson, the associate vice president of institutional integrity and governance at Thomas Jefferson University.
The Trump administration announced plans to cut $5.8 billion from the 2018 National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget, primarily by limiting indirect cost reimbursements.
Future College Models
At the top of the list: updating program portfolios. Universities and colleges across the country are working to update their program portfolios to reflect industry trends and student needs.
Open education resources (OER) groups and publishers at the South by Southwest Edu conference agreed the textbook market is broken.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Universities must consider how students and faculty with disabilities will access online learning technologies.
Both Republicans and Democrats are concerned regarding President Trump's proposal to cut federal spending by 18 percent.
The New York Times
Scientists work too quickly and carelessly to yield useful results due to lack of funding, competition and other restrictions.
The president and leaders of the board of trustees at Morehouse college resigned at a board meeting on April 7.
Universities are taking a personalized approach to recruitment and enrollment using data to improve the student experience.
Beacon College is working to address the difficulties students with learning challenges have upfront.
Huron In The News
Leaders in higher education from Hofstra, the U.K. and Muhlenberg discussed with Huron what it takes to develop a strategic plan to improve student success during a Huron panel at ACE 2017 in Washington, D.C.