Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 11:59am
Rick Scott, businessman turned politician, campaigned for governor in 2010 with promises to run Florida like a successful business — more efficiency, lower costs, less hand-wringing and measurable results. He meant higher education, too, but until recently that meant mostly shrinking budgets. Now, looking for more value on the remaining dollars, Governor Scott and Republican lawmakers are prodding Florida's 12 state universities to find ways to steer students toward majors that are in demand in the job market.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 2:06pm
Schools can learn more about their three-year student loan cohort default rates by: understanding the default rate calculation, anticipating default rate implications, assembling the right team of stakeholders to address default rates, examining and understanding borrower characteristics and creating and implementing the best plan of action.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 11:27am
With the nation's student debt passing $1 trillion, those questioning the cost and value of higher education are getting more attention in the mainstream media. Has your institution felt pressure to justify its tuition? Have you seen admission and retention numbers drop? The issue of student debt isn't going away, but there are ways to minimize its impact on your institution.