The University of North Alabama’s $18.85 million Laura M. Harrison Hall will house the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions and will be constructed on the former site of a science building.
Multigenerational campuses are growing. How Lasell College in Massachusetts and Purchase College in New York are opening up retirement communities to lure lifelong learners and provide fixed revenue streams.
Broadview Senior Living at Purchase College is expected to open in 2021. For the first four years, retirement community revenue will be $2 million annually through a ground lease agreement with the state of New York. Every five years thereafter, rent is to increase by 10 percent.
Universities accepting Title IV federal aid are expected to comply with federal cybersecurity regulations, which include a greater emphasis on reporting breaches. It’s time to step up cybersecurity governance.
For many low-income students, lack of encouragement at home and fear of rejection limits interest in higher ed. Conditional admissions gives these individuals the chance to consider universities they thought were out of their reach.
Administrators manage academic program eliminations (and additions) by following a structured process, avoiding a top-down approach, extending input beyond faculty, gathering and sharing data, and exhibiting transparency.
How a successful relationship between an institution and its construction partner can lead to productive collaboration. Carefully managed projects suggest vibrancy and viability to students, families and donors.