Lauren Williams

Products Editor

Lauren Williams is Products Editor for University Business and its sister publication District Administration.

Articles by Lauren Williams

Norman Francis of Xavier University is longest-serving university president in the country. He became president in 1968.
In other people news, Mark Schlissel is inaugurated as University of Michigan’s 14th president

University Business, September 2014

Colleges and universities providing students’ retail needs right on campus
MOOC SuperText could improve the student experience and reduce costs, a research team says.
“SuperText” may be a threat or an opportunity
University of Texas graduate Admiral William H. McRaven is currently commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command
Also in People Watch: Wayne A. I. Frederick appointed 17th president of Howard University

University Business, August 2014

43,000-square-foot Championship Center part of campus athletic corrdior
Colleges and universities may consider other uses for their chapels if attedance of religious services drops.
Just a small number of students at two Florida institutions attended religious services in campus chapels

University Business, July 2014

A survey covering 21 social networks found colleges and universities use only four to recruit.
Nearly four in 10 seniors reported using Snapchat but fewer than 3 percent of colleges and universities recruited with it
Ball State University has selected Paul W. Ferguson as its 15th president. He comes to the Indiana school from The University of Maine.
Also: The University of Baltimore and Union College (Neb.) pick new leaders

University Business, June 2014

Most-mentioned schools mostly using Twitter to broadcast university and industry news