One out of every two colleges and universities today are considering implementing a virtual payments strategy to reap the financial rewards and streamline payment operations.
Higher education institutions face several challenges when it comes to affordability. But with the right business office plan, colleges and universities can reduce student accounts receivable while maintaining enrollments, improving retention, and providing quality customer service.
As more students, faculty and staff request to use their personal mobile devices for accessing institutional information and systems, university leaders are faced with the challenge of separating and managing access for educational purposes from the personal settings and content on the device.
Students today want more options when it comes to their refunds, and institutions are looking for disbursement methods that limit students’ exposure to fees. In addition, the increased scrutiny and mounting regulatory pressure regarding student refunds disbursement is creating an even greater need for higher ed leaders to reexamine the refund processes at their institutions.
Demand for academic video from the “YouTube generation” of students is growing at an astronomical rate, and universities large and small are evaluating how best to harness the power of video to meet this new level of student expectations and broaden the reach of their institutions.
Communicating with student loan borrowers helps support their success in repaying their student loans and improving your institution’s cohort default rate. If staffing limitations prevent your institution from connecting with your borrowers, partnering with external vendors may be the solution.
Continuing Education provides an opportunity for institutions to serve a broader range of students; but meeting these students’ needs and expectations can be a challenge. Attend this webinar to learn how the Continuing Education Division at Emory University is using new strategies and innovative technologies to enhance the learning experience, increase enrollments, and drive profitability.
Higher education admissions leaders today must navigate the challenges of three major trends: the shift to non-traditional learners, students shopping around for their education, and students moving away from ‘seat time’ as the primary way to obtain their degree.
With the escalating costs of higher education and the rising debt carried by college graduates, schools across the country are grappling with the need to improve the financial literacy of their students.
Every institution has a fundamental need to communicate with a variety of audiences - students, alumni, faculty, sports fans, parents and more. Mobile technologies have the potential to extend both the reach and effectiveness of these higher ed communications, but it can be challenging for college and university leaders to map out a successful mobile strategy.