Future of Higher Education - September 2017
While supportive of merging academic programs with other institutions to solve the industry’s financial crisis, higher education business officers generally think it’s unlikely to occur at their own institutions.
Inside Higher Ed
Nearly 36 million adults ages 25-64 who previously enrolled in higher education did not make it graduation. This group provides a unique opportunity for addressing labor shortages by offering tuition subsidies for those interested in completing a degree program but faced with financial issues.
The Washington Post
Future College Models
By 2019, the University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine plans to do away with lectures to focus on active learning methods that better engage students and enhance the accumulation of knowledge.
Yield rates have become increasingly difficult to predict. In May, the University of California at Irvine had received acceptances from 850 more incoming first-year students for the 2017 fall semester than the school expected. In response, Irvine admissions rescinded about 500 student acceptance offers.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Ellen Keohane, CIO at the College of the Holy Cross, cites scalability, cost efficiency and speedy software deployments as advantages of moving to the cloud.
CIOs from Oral Roberts University, Washington State University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discuss how technology contributes to student success and institutional goals.
The new definition could include studies not previously designated as clinical trials, which would impose new requirements on the research.
Public citizen wants the National Institutes of Health's (NIH's) Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion trial stopped because of potential ethical violations.
In the five years since Florida Gov. Rick Scott asked state colleges to offer degrees for $10,000, very few students have graduated with a bachelor's degree at that cost.
Today's college students may transfer or drop out of school because of financial issues, unrealistic expectations or a lack of preparation. College counselor Brennan Barnard offers first-year students advice for preparing themselves for what to expect.
The Washington Post
According to Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California (UC) system, UC research has provided momentum for 1,300 startup companies.
EdTech: Focus on Higher Education
Before you move to the cloud, prepare your university's data by taking a full inventory of all the technology systems and integrations used at your university.
Learn what steps you can take to successfully transition business processes at your institution during a cloud implementation.
For multi-purpose conflict of interest systems to be successful, different purposes and stakeholders must be addressed. Learn about several options that can be employed at your institution.
Huron in the News
Huron's managing director Joy Walton shares five ways the university of the future relies on the cloud to meet its goal of attracting, retaining and graduating quality students, according to a survey of IT professionals at EDUCAUSE.