Thousands will be out of college: What does that mean for students and institutions?
UB guest columnist Karen Gross considers the implications of closing campus and/or turning to online learning, and offers 10 concrete suggestions for higher ed leaders to help students cope. She is the former president of Southern Vermont College.
How can CFOs overcome the struggle to follow the money trail?
Data is key to improving financial performance, but 76% of higher ed finance leaders say they lag other industries in adopting modern tools and processes, making it difficult to follow the money trail and use data to guide decisions, says UB guest columnist Kermit S. Randa of findings from a new Kaufman Hall report.
IT risk management: Is your WISP policy document up to date?
Colleges and universities are facing a constant onslaught of new risk as well as a growing number of compliance laws and regulatory mandates. That’s why keeping the Written Information Security Program policy document up to date is important for protecting all data, says UB guest columnist and UB Tech featured speaker Nicholas M. Tella, director of information security at Johnson & Wales U.
The promise of voice technology for higher ed
Unlocking auditory-based learning, voice tech is helping students grasp material in an interactive way—and one that’s accessible and convenient, says UB guest columnist and UB Tech featured speaker Sanjay Pothen. Pothen is director of Emerson Launch, the center for entrepreneurship and innovation at Emerson College in Boston.
What is driving higher ed recruitment practices?
Today’s workforce expectations are prompting HR leaders to enhance the candidate experience, streamline the hiring process and promote value propositions, says UB HR columnist Carol Patton. And some leaders are thinking the unthinkable—accepting work experience as a substitute for a college degree.