Table of Contents: University Business, March 2015

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Cover Story

24 ideas for guiding students through the social, academic, financial, and administrative challenges of college

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24 ideas for guiding students through the social, academic, financial, and administrative challenges of college
How making an investment in football and other athletic programs are paying off for colleges and universities
Colleges and universities work to implement new approaches to reducing waste and lowering facilities spending
Colleges and universities offer tips on managing unionizing efforts on campus

Focus

Professional Opinion

President Kimberly R. Cline writes about how Long Island University spreads its institutional ideals beyond campus
Shared governance, well-defined roles, and livelier language help leaders breed resiliency
President’s higher ed ratng proposal contradicts goal of improving access, affordability and outcomes
Over the past decade, an ever increasing number of states have enacted legislation authorizing gaming licenses to operate on both private and public lands.

Behind the News

California may join 21 other states whose community colleges are permitted to offer baccalaureate degrees
William Jessup University opens 40,000-square-foot residence hall
Crafting a comprehensive plan is key when creating a safer campus environment
Leaders tackle big-picture pieces and hot-button issues
Many states not requiring immunizations for college students
Average rate of return for endowments rises for second straight year

Human Resources

HR needs simple navigation, intuitive self-service tools and streamlined workflow processes

Internet Technology

Colleges follow a new generation of students on this visual mobile-messaging platform.

People Watch

Enrollment and degrees issued increased during Bounds' tenure as Mississippi’s commissioner of higher education

In Every Issue

On Topic

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin talks about the motivation of discovery

Technology

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Growing number of higher ed web teams designing their websites with mobile device users at the forefront

Campus Finance News

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Tracking and managing the campus stock of tables, chairs, desks and more is key to making the most of existing assets and smart purchasing decisions