Will higher ed’s digital transformation save it?
UB guest columnists John Katzman and Stephen M. Kosslyn address six challenges higher ed faces in preparing for the fall. Ideally, they say, campuses will create a single ecosystem that allows faculty, staff and students to move between physical and virtual environments.
What the new U.S. Department of Education foreign source reporting rules mean for you
Mid-pandemic, the ED weighed in on controversial new requirements for reporting college and university foreign gifts and contracts. UB guest columnists Anne D. Cartwright and Scott Schneider provide background and advice for higher ed institutions.
Is the Ivy League model the future of NCAA Division I athletics?
The maintenance of broad-based athletics programs, the preservation of nonrevenue sports, and the return of intercollegiate athletics to its intended educational mission are all at stake, says UB guest columnist Stephen Erber, who serves on the board of advisors for the American Sports Council.
Why engaging students in problem-solving is needed now
Higher ed must mobilize students’ inquisitiveness, energy and desire to effect change to improve communities—and to help students thrive in a rapidly changing job market and world, says UB guest columnist Eric Skipper, provost for University of South Carolina Beaufort.
Student-athletes: Sidelined by the pandemic, but not isolated
Communication is key to keeping them motivated and supported for the seasons that we know will return, even if we don’t have a start date, say UB guest columnists Jessica Mannetti and Mark Nofri, coaches at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut.