Student Life Cycle Management

Observing Reverse Transfers

Reverse transfers­—students changing from a four-year institution to a community college—are nothing new, but until now the phenomenon wasn’t well understood. “Reverse Transfer: A National View of Student Mobility from Four-Year to Two-Year Institutions,” a National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report, dispels some of the myths surrounding reverse transfers so administrators can better serve them.

Recruiting for Profit

At the end of July, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee released “For Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the Federal Investment and Ensure Student Success.”

‘Disruptive Innovation’ Is No Elixir

Why traditional forms of higher education are often more effective than the new models

It’s been a surprise to see how eager many college trustees, foundation officers, and government officials are now for the same freedom students and faculty members enjoy on campus to try out new ideas. Many have become enamored with the idea of “disruptive innovation,” drawn from Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma (1997). Arguing that incremental change is often inadequate when organizations face altered circumstances, he asserts that disruptive innovation is the best way to re-position an organization. His main examples relate to hard disk drives and excavators.

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Va. Tech's First Quadruplets Begin College Together

Four majors. Four residence halls. Four tuition bills.

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Saginaw Valley State University Expands Reach, Draws 60 Percent Of Students From Outside Saginaw, Bay, Midland Counties

Saginaw Valley State University has grown from a regional college to one that attracts students from all over the state.

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How Aquinas College Attracted A Record Number Of New Students For Fall Semester

Aquinas College President Juan Olivarez welcomed students back to campus Thursday morning, marking the start of his second year overseeing the Catholic, liberal arts college.

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Report Paints Mixed Picture Of UW-Madison

When the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meets later this week, it will for the first time be presented with a separate, Legislature-mandated performance report on UW-Madison in addition to the one regents typically see annually for the 13-campus university system.

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Class Of 2016 Sees World In A Whole New Way (With Video)

Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.

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Registration Cancellations Rising At UNCG, A&T

UNCG about two weeks ago canceled the registrations of about 1,300 students because they had yet to pay their tuition bills — the highest number of cancellations since fall 2009, university officials said.

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