Columns from University Business

Financial Aid

Aid administrators should be able to set borrowing levels for students
University Business, November 2013
Financial aid administrators need to do more to help students and parents understand enough about the choices, terms, and possible dangers of taking on student loans.
University Business, October 2013
Shared goals and open communication can make everyone’s job easier.
University Business, September 2013
College affordability depends on it
University Business, July 2013
How to curb student debt and better manage repayment
University Business, May 2013

Human Resources

Schools reveal how cluster hiring helps strengthen faculty and outcomes
Affordable Care Act scrutiny forces schools to tighten tax classifications of employees
University Business, July 2015
Increase participation in retirement programs by providing training in day-to-day finance management
University Business, May 2015
HR needs simple navigation, intuitive self-service tools and streamlined workflow processes
University Business, March 2015
Universities recognize the value of diversity, ranging from expanding staff competencies to improving community relations
University Business, January 2015

Independent Outlook

Politicians and journalists too often make their case with faulty numbers
University Business, September 2013
Education leaders must weigh benefits of collaboration versus uniformity
University Business, July 2013
Changing public opinion on the liberal arts
University Business, May 2013
A broader look at liberal arts graduates’ futures
University Business, March 2013
Why strong town-gown relationships do not flourish unattended—and what they do require
University Business, December 2012

Internet Technology

How colleges can funnel visits from home page to admissions and other key web pages
University Business, July 2015
Look beyond vanity measurements to tackle the real questions
University Business, May 2015
Colleges follow a new generation of students on this visual mobile-messaging platform.
University Business, March 2015
Predictive web analytics can guide higher ed marketers in charting their course with more certainty
University Business, January 2015
No matter how much data you collect, it’s useful only if you’re asking the right questions
University Business, November 2014

Money Matters

Specialized Eduspace Investors: “The Twelve”
University Business, September 2013
How policy and practice can help in maintaining enrollment, net tuition revenue, and your institution’s reputation
University Business, April 2013
Seven steps to a better process and output
University Business, Feb 2013
Combating third-party sites that shape perceptions of value and affordability
University Business, December 2012
Strengthening the bond for better budget decision making and more
University Business, October 2012

Community Colleges

Two-year institutions making a bigger commitment to community outreach
University Business, April 2013
Community colleges are creating customized workforce development programs to address the shortage of skilled workers in the U.S. and help retain jobs that might otherwise be offshored.
University Business, October 2012
New community college leaders organization advocating to policymakers
University Business, October 2012
University Business, October 2012
University Business, October 2012