Serving, Learning, and Succeeding

TODAY'S COLLEGE STUDENTS are extremely interested in serving others. They apply their classroom knowledge to serving the common good and while doing so learn more about themselves.

Financial Aid Administrators Under the Microscope

Ivory Towers No More

Fostering Sustainable Growth on Campuses

IF THE 1970S WERE OFTEN FONDLY remembered as the "golden age" of higher education because of the surfeit of students generated by the postwar baby boom, the 1990s and opening years of the 21st century could be termed "a mini-golden age" due to "echo boomer" enrollments generated by their off spring.

Changing Student Demographics

A Model for Other Nations

Barriers Falling

The higher education world has been talking about breaking down silos for years. SCUP-42 put integration on display.

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.

What is this thing called CRM?

You've probably heard the term, but surprisingly few know what constituent relationship management really means and what it can do for your institution.


Five experienced CIOs discuss security, staffing, and how they respond to changing technology on campus.

Una Fuerza to Reckon With

For the past 15 years, Hispanic-Serving Institutions around the country have been facing the challenges, and fulfilling the educational promise, of the growing numbers of Latino students.

LAST JANUARY KRISTA RODIN ARRIVED AS THE campus executive officer at Northern Arizona University Yuma with a major problem to solve. "Nothing was in place to serve Hispanic students," she says, even though they comprised 57 percent of the student body. "We needed to build programs helpful to them, and importing the curriculum from Flagstaff (the principal NAU campus) without modifications was not working."