Admin & Management
Connecting higher education to workplace readiness
There are about 40 million people who have some college experience but no degree. UB guest columnist Betty Vandenbosch, chancellor of Purdue University Global, says that if we want to solve the skills gap and at the same time benefit these people and their families, they need to finish their education.
Educating the leaders of tomorrow takes vision
It is difficult to know what the future holds, but teaching and incorporating the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the coming decades is critical, says UB guest columnist Roger Thompson, who is vice president for student services and enrollment management at the University of Oregon.
Applications up, processing time down
Liaison’s UniCAS has streamlined the application process at Weill Cornell Medicine. The university-wide admissions management and analytics solution identifies enrollment trends and offers a better applicant experience. Sponsored content by Liaison International.
How ride-sharing tech fine tunes college transportation
The days of late-night campus shuttles taking students home along fixed routes may now be as quaint as using a pay phone to request those rides. Campus leaders are teaming up with ride-sharing companies to boost safety and make routes more efficient.
The case for price transparency
Higher education has a cost transparency problem. But beyond the moral and ethical reasons that institutions should be completely clear about price, there is a practical argument: Colleges have nothing to lose by being transparent, says guest columnist Jason Reinoehl, vice president for strategic enrollment management at the University of Dayton in Ohio.
Special policies for transgender minors on campus
Every summer, colleges across the country welcome thousands of minors onto their campuses for a variety of residential programs. Today, a growing number of minors identify as transgender and nonbinary, raising unique legal and policy questions that don’t apply to adult college students, says guest columnist Isaac Mamaysky, a partner in Potomac Law Group.