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Growing campus uses for voice-enabled tech emerge as administrators realize the promise these smart speakers offer, in areas such as instruction and residential life
Here are four fraud protection strategies to prevent and detect embezzlement or other financial misdoings.
Making decisions about whether everyone should know about geographic information systems and indoor positioning systems being used by safety officers
4 answers administrators need about how geographic information systems and indoor positioning systems can help keep campuses safe
Changes in academic programs are often precipitated by budget crises. But when faced with a 16 percent reduction in state appropriations in 2015, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire took a […]
Here are five change management strategies that administrators can use when leading faculty through academic program eliminations and additions.
When it comes to online education, careful course development is hardly the only piece needed for successful student outcomes. “Some institutions, eager to jump in the field, think once they’ve […]
Higher ed’s reliance on adjunct faculty, hardly a secret anymore, has gotten much scrutiny in the past few years. Institutions of all types benefit from the fact that adjuncts—provided they […]
Loan default rates and an expanding focus on student success have made strong student financial literacy efforts a higher ed norm. But as students and their parents continue to grapple […]
“Parents need a thorough understanding of the costs related to college and the options for paying college expenses. The need for timely, understandable information is especially acute in households with […]
Embezzlement originating from any corner of campus can threaten any college and university. As for the losses, they can be big. Take, for example: Emory University in Atlanta. In July, […]
Here is a comprehensive list of companies, organizations, corporations, firms, associate groups, nonprofits and services that can help colleges and universities plan for a new president. The list is in alphabetical order. Academic […]
Talk about awkward. It was July 1, and the moving vans had just rolled onto campus with the new president and his family. There was just one problem: the outgoing […]
Transitions in other senior academic and administrative staff can have nearly as much impact as a new president. Developing a transition committee may not be necessary, but other strategies for […]
What is the biggest roadblock to widespread use of video analytics technology? “ROI. Understanding how to design and implement solutions that work with the analytics system—and not against it—make the […]
For nearly a decade, video analytics has been considered the next big thing in campus security. But the surveillance technology, also known as video content analysis, is just beginning to […]
Increasingly sophisticated cameras may enhance security, but they also raise privacy concerns. Administrators must confront these issues when upgrading surveillance technology and tracking the analytics it generates, advises Larry Consalvos […]
Health insurance is a hot topic in Congress, and that’s not the only place. Each year, campus leaders are confronted by a daunting need to contain costs while providing benefits […]
Form a benefits committee. At Lawrence University in Wisconsin, a benefits advisory committee works with an insurance broker to contain costs and determine the best plan designs while providing competitive […]
When adjunct faculty assembled in November 2017 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, it wasn’t for curricula conversation. Instead, after voting to form a union earlier in the year, […]
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