Future of Higher Education - October 2017
Texas A&M is requiring students in several majors to take an interactive online version of a microeconomics course and isn’t offering an alternative.
Future College Models
Resource shortages are causing smaller universities and colleges to pursue mergers and acquisitions, cut programs, sell assets and look to alternative sources of revenue.
To advance artificial intelligence (AI) research, IBM will invest $240 million in the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, a collaboration whose goals include increasing AI’s influence on healthcare and other industries.
International Data Corporation research found that the cloud and mobile devices will drive increased technology spending across industries, including higher education.
EdTech: Focus on Higher Education
The Final Rule for human subjects research goes into effect January 19, 2018, changing definitions, consent and oversight in the Common Rule.
The National Law Review
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) introduced a new definition of clinical trials, including imaging studies of normal brain function that don’t test new treatments, that adds requirements to federally funded research projects.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that nontenure-track faculty at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities cannot join a union with tenured and tenure-track faculty, limiting their bargaining rights.
Inside Higher Ed
About 75 percent of exclusively part-time students have not obtained a degree after eight years of enrolling in college.
Center for American Progress
In this case study, learn how Huron provided Marquette University a comprehensive analysis of student data to aid the institution in redefining its enrollment strategy.
From student satisfaction inside and outside the classroom to ensuring student success beyond graduation, discover how you can create an integrated approach to fulfilling your institutional mission.
Performance benchmarking can help to develop a data-driven hypothesis to support cost reduction. By considering the role of data-based decisions, supported by benchmarking in healthcare, higher education may better prepare for the future.