WHEN UPS NEEDED EMPLOYEES at its Louisville hub, the University of Louisville's (Ky.) students presented the perfect candidate pool. UPS sweetened the pot with full scholarships, a 401(k) plan, housing and book allowances, health care services, and union wages.
ACROSS MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS, significant change has come to U.S. higher education because of diverse but insistent governmental calls for "accountability" - across teaching and learning, academic program offerings, financial aid services, and affordability.
SANDRA STARKE STOOD AT THE FRONT OF A small conference room in Chicago and appealed for consideration from a room full of student services, admissions, and finance administrators. She asked not for consideration of her, but for consideration of each other.
THE MORE THINGS appear to change, the more things in fact remain the same. Higher education is no exception. Views once expressed about non-conventional (a.k.a. non-traditional) higher education are still very much appropriate.
IN THE DYNAMIC world of higher education, technology drives innovation and advancement.