Table of Contents: University Business, January 2014

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Cover Story

Hundreds of unique products were narrowed down for the second annual Readers' Choice Top Products.



Institutions are overcoming challenges in getting digital course materials into students’ hands
Colleges find efficiencies—and a dose of nostalgia—in repurposing rather than rebuilding facilities


Professional Opinion

Both entities are what mathematical modelers call complex systems, making adept and adaptive leadership all the more critical.
Considerations when making old new again
Get involved in the long-term success of your department by becoming a part of succession development.
College is a business -- helping individuals evolve and succeed, become adults, and make the best choices they can to achieve their goals.
How digital signage builds a sense of community across the institution

Behind the News

The more breaks a community college student takes, the less likely he or she is to ever graduate
Students say phones are both a great study tool and a distraction
Public institutions moving toward autonomy

Internet Technology

How online trends will impact the work of digital professionals this year

Sense of Place

Also: University of Mary Washington at work on new campus center

Future Shock

Eco-friendly design practices are fast becoming the gold standard for best practice in design education

In Every Issue

On Topic

Bard College President Leon Botstein says the higher education admission process is flawed

Distributed Campus


Ensuring that students are engaging in their distance learning coursework

Campus Finance News


Steps employees at every institution can take to help prevent occupational fraud