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Describe the importance of retiree health issues when designing health care benefits for retirees. What concerns are you focused on? From our members’ standpoint, they’re concerned with the fact that […]
Tulane University, like many institutions, faced two key challenges last year: controlling health care costs and retaining top talent. At the time, Stephanie A. Robinson served as the school’s assistant […]
Seth Bodnar, 38, left General Electric Transportation to become the 18th president of the University of Montana. Bodnar spent six years at GE as a senior executive and president and […]
The higher education press has been filled recently with stories about abrupt firings of presidents and other senior executives at universities and colleges across the nation. What was once an […]
Giving to American higher education has enjoyed a significant increase over the last decade, far exceeding inflation. Despite the recession in 2008-10, giving to higher ed grew steadily from $23 […]
Sure, it may elicit snickers when first mentioned, but the new “marijuana major” at Northern Michigan University is serious stuff. Called the Medicinal Plant Chemistry program, it’s the first U.S. undergraduate […]
Phase one of the Northern Michigan University Medical Plant Chemistry program will be getting students familiar with how the compounds behave on the chemistry lab instruments. With the growth of […]
Career center staff spend a lot of time encouraging students to access available supports, but they may need to work even harder to serve international students. A recent survey by […]
Gather stakeholders—including faculty, students, IT leaders and others—for honest discussion. In California, it was crucial to include student representation in the statewide committee that examined various LMS candidates, says Jory […]
As colleges and universities find new ways to partner with each other to improve services and reduce costs, the idea of sharing an LMS is starting to gain traction. For […]
In what ways could sharing an LMS benefit colleges, and what do you see as the biggest or most surprising challenge institutions would need to overcome to purchase the same […]
Academic fraud accusations create a myriad of challenges for colleges and universities. Many questions arise. What violations of a rule, regulation or statute occurred? Who was involved? Did anyone turn […]
Most students attend college to earn a degree—a respected credential that informs the world and the workplace that they have specific knowledge and skills, and the maturity and intellect to […]
The Lumina Foundation has been pursuing the goal of recognizing and accepting for-credit microcredentials and learning experiences for several years, through their Connecting Credentials effort and the proposed framework they launched […]
The evolving state of credentialing will make room for the emergence of new players, who can hold badges or service blockchains between students, campuses and employers. In fact, Blockchain-based technologies […]
Why should college administrators consider making part of their website or campus app accessible to speakers of languages other than English, and can you offer any tips for success? “Providing […]
The University of Iowa adds narration in five languages to its online commencement videos so families from around the globe can experience their children’s graduation.
The University of Wyoming now uses an augmented reality platform with a simulated class as part of its teacher education program. To use the program, a teacher-in-training faces a camera […]
The profile of today’s college student looks much different than it did decades ago, yet the models of career readiness have remained largely the same. Face-to-face appointments for résumé critiques […]
Reaching students and families with social media posts in their native language is one way higher ed institutions can build engagement and drive traffic to the website.
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