For institutions looking to grow and expand their student population, a primary challenge is ensuring that administrative services keep pace with the flood of new students.
Student success and improving retention rates have become high priorities in higher education. Given significant breadth in definitions, context, programming, funding, and other key factors, what is most important to consider when it comes to student success and retention efforts?
Students today want more options when it comes to their refunds, and institutions are looking for disbursement methods that limit students’ exposure to fees. In addition, the increased scrutiny and mounting regulatory pressure regarding student refunds disbursement is creating an even greater need for higher ed leaders to reexamine the refund processes at their institutions.
Research shows that each generation sees more value in a college education than the one before. Even with the rising cost of higher education, this next generation of college students—Generation Z—is no exception. However, Gen Z does have different preferences and expectations for learning than previous generations.
The leadership team at Sam Houston State University has created an award-winning professional development program for its staff aimed at maximizing employee potential and enhancing effective leadership, as part of the university’s strategic goal to foster “a lifelong learning environment in support of a diverse faculty and staff who are excellent scholars, educators, and professionals
Colleges and universities are under intense pressure to boost retention and completion rates, and national research has shown that students who are highly engaged on campus are more apt to graduate.
As more business documents are converted to digital files – and mobile information access becomes a way of life for the students, faculty and staff of the millennial generation – innovative institutions are going beyond simple paperless operations.
A large part of the mission of a campus bookstore is to provide students with the course materials they need, in the format that works best for them, at the most affordable price. But, as a valued partner to the school and its students, it is important to understand that providing affordable course materials is about much more than price alone.
Student demographics are shifting. Competition is closing. Technology is booming. Identifying new strategies that address these changes is critical to staying competitive, increasing revenues, and delivering measurable outcomes.
Colleges and universities are under intense pressure to maintain enrollment, increase student retention and ensure student success. Predictive analytics can play a crucial role in these efforts at institutions of any size, by providing actionable data that can drive more effective strategic decision making.