Will your institution hold on through 2020?
Unless you are among the nation’s exclusive (and expensive) colleges and universities, you need to focus on affordability and curricular innovations, says Scott D. Miller, UB guest columnist and president of Virginia Wesleyan University. Those resistant to change are ignoring market realities that can combine to create the perfect storm—and lead to closure.
7 ways rightsizing (not downsizing) can help save colleges
Having the right size physical plant, workforce and programming can pay off—if you act now, says UB guest columnist Karen Gross, an advisor and consultant to nonprofit higher ed institutions, and a former president of Southern Vermont College.
Taking the lead
UB guest columnist Michael Bernstein addresses how higher ed institutions can align the work of faculty and students with the needs, goals and interests of their communities. They are in a position to take the lead on the pressing issue of water quality by leveraging cutting-edge research and tech, says Bernstein, who is interim president of Stony Brook U.