Future of Higher Education - November 2017
The University of Wisconsin System is made up of 13 two-year colleges in addition to its four-year institutions. A new proposal from system officials would merge the two-year colleges with the four-year universities next summer.
Wisconsin State Journal
Recruiting in higher education is competitive. Today, the “nontraditional student” has become the norm, and universities have to take website design and social media use into consideration when developing recruitment strategies.
Future College Models
While many institutions are lowering costs and revamping academic offerings to help boost enrollment, there’s still the challenge of getting buy-in from faculty.
The Hechinger Report
Higher education institutions can revamp their cybersecurity using resources from the Department of Homeland Security paired with best practices from other universities.
EdTech: Focus on Higher Education
The Digital Flagship University is an institutionwide technology initiative at Ohio State University that aims to create an integrated learning community across campus by outfitting all first-year students with an iPad Pro.
Inside Higher Ed
The Senate Appropriations Committee is supporting scientists in their fight against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding management of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards program, a $516 million network of research centers.
During a workshop at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research discussed the need for new clinical trial networks in the industry's future.
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
Another small university is closing because of low enrollment numbers and financial challenges.
In this interview, Gloria Larson discusses the need for higher education to adopt an “outside-in” approach, putting students first.
A study from the Institute of International Education (IIE) found that students who study abroad gain better 21st century workforce skills, such as communication and self-awareness.
In the News
Rosemaria Martinelli, a senior director at Huron, talks about how it’s becoming harder and harder for students to be accepted into top flagship schools.
U.S. News & World Report
In the first episode of EdTech Times’ podcast series “Transforming Higher Ed With Cloud Technology,” Huron experts discuss how the cloud is transforming higher education.