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Articles: Enrollment & Retention

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.

A closer look at the CUNY Service Corps’ Puerto Rico program

BACK TO SCHOOL—Being on the campus of Lasell College provides residents of Lasell Village with easy access to learning opportunities and an active lifestyle.

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.

Retirement community revenue for Purchase College

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.

Kelly Walsh is CIO at the College of Westchester in New York.

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.

CLEAR GOALS FOR A CLEAR PATH—Students accepted to Kansas State U under conditional admissions work closely with academic coaches during freshman year.

Higher ed institutions tap into the trend of offering conditional admissions—opening up possibilities for less prepared students and maintaining enrollment.

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. 

Nada Marie Anid is vice president for strategic communications and external affairs at New York Institute of Technology, and is co-editor of The Internet of Women: Accelerating Culture Change.

Higher ed can fuel U.S. dominance in cybersecurity, AI and machine learning. To help meet the growing demand for tech professionals, we need an ambitious program similar in scope to the GI Bill.

Artificial intelligence—led by text-based chatbots—has infiltrated campus life, helping institutions improve communication, compliance and retention. Here’s insight into launching the technology.

Here’s how student service areas can use chatbots to keep students informed.

From admissions, financial aid and residence life to registration, student activities and food service, here’s how student service areas can use chatbots to keep students informed.

Higher ed institutions around the nation get creative to drive students to spend more of their time—and money—in campus eateries.

Dining providers discuss the most important thing colleges can do to encourage students to eat on campus, aside from offering a variety of high-quality food.

Scott D. Miller is president of Virginia Wesleyan University.

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. 

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