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The safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors is a top priority for Boston University. As a result, BU can have anywhere from 15 to 30 officers working their safety […]
Across the country, news feeds have been filled with accounts of individuals calling out those who have harmed others. Consider the callouts of Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Al Franken and […]
Vendor question: What is the most important thing for higher ed institutions to consider when implementing AI into their student services? “An institution should have clear objectives and goals. No […]
From admissions, financial aid and residence life to registration, student activities and food service, here’s how student service areas can use chatbots to keep students informed. (Click to enlarge infographic.) LINK TO MAIN […]
Colleges and universities are in crisis mode. The digital age continues to transform disciplines—dissolving some, and merging and reconfiguring others. Yet a highly trained and college-educated workforce, one grounded in […]
How students are engaging with chatbots at: Winston-Salem State University (N.C.) “One of the odd things about an AI chatbot is that students will be very honest with it,” says […]
The challenge: Reduce summer melt for incoming freshmen at Georgia State University. The method: Use an artificially intelligent chatbot to help students complete pre-enrollment tasks, such as submitting transcripts and […]
Curtis Carver’s team is focused on innovation, agility and cost-efficiency. Since joining UAB in 2015, he has led many successful initiatives, including unlimited email, unlimited storage, greatly enhanced connectivity, a […]
Schools around the nation get creative to drive students to spend more of their time—and money—in campus eateries.
The near weekly occurrence of school shootings has students, faculty and staff feeling like potential victims. Academic administrators are hurriedly seeking ways to keep their campuses from being in tomorrow’s […]
For several years, the Department of Education has published “Dear Colleague” letters (UBmag.me/1612) that make it clear that institutions of higher education accepting Title IV federal aid are expected to […]
Waitlists for not-quite accepted students have long been used by colleges, but more institutions—both public and private—are dabbling in a different kind of delayed entry. Conditional admissions, which may require […]
Purchase College is building a 385-unit retirement community on its 500-acre campus in upstate New York. Currently in the development phase, the project should welcome residents by late 2021. Unlike […]
Broadview Senior Living at Purchase College is expected to open in 2021. For the first four years, retirement community revenue will be $2 million annually through a ground lease agreement with the state of New […]
Regina Favors, who now serves as interim president of Arkansas Baptist College, comes to higher ed administration from Pinnacle Business Solutions—a subsidiary of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield—and the FBI. […]
One of the most fertile areas for collaborative problem-solving between colleges and their K12 counterparts may be the mission they share: education. When edtech developers at Carnegie Mellon University in […]
The wreckage left behind by super storms is motivating students to contribute more than money. Philanthropic and community initiatives give students the chance to gain credits along with invaluable experience. […]
Laura M. Harrison Hall University of North Alabama This hall—which will house the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions—will be constructed on the former site of a science building. Size: First […]
Who: 200 CUNY students chosen for the program, divided into eight cohorts Where: One of three nonprofits, based in San Juan, Orocovis or Barranquitas When: Two five-day workweeks from June to […]
Leaders at Colorado State University-Global Campus, in searching for a new headquarters, found a way to leverage their lease payments to make college possible for more Denver-area students. Aurora Public […]
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