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Articles: Administration & Management

 Michael Babore is executive vice president of consulting services for Relation Insurance Services’ Education Solutions practice. Neil Majors is president of Relation Insurance Services’ Education Solutions practice.

Learn four ways to better understand and optimize your student health insurance plan.

Karen Gross, former president of Southern Vermont College, is an advisor and consultant to nonprofit schools.

How would you want your own daughter (real or hypothetical) to be treated in her workplace? Use these strategies to engage with each other civilly and respectfully.

How five colleges and universities with innovative orientation approaches are striving to make an impact on engagement and persistence.

Tom Zeigenfuss is principal with the Maryland-based Design Collective.

The answer is different for every campus, but here are some key considerations for creating up-to-date facilities.

Responding to employer and accreditation agency concerns, schools are reinventing general education. Here are some of the common elements of the new programs they are adopting.

Administrator advice for higher ed institutions considering restructuring their general education programs.

Learn how Virginia Tech, University at Buffalo, Goucher College and Lebanon Valley College have redesigned their programs. 

While adjuncts are now more likely to get pay raises, have job stability and be welcome in faculty circles, the situation is not so rosy on the health insurance front. Here are seven realities to recognize.

Jennifer Mishory, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, discusses how more states are likely to consider "promise programs" in the new year.

Jennifer Mishory, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, discusses how more states are likely to consider "promise programs" in the new year to increase affordability, and should learn best practices from already established programs.

Brian Klass is senior technology officer at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Educators seek ways to streamline presentations—which include storytelling as well as clear, authentic messages—in this age of short attention spans and new tech capabilities. 

Hayley Hanson is chair of the education law practice at Husch Blackwell, and advises institutions on compliance and litigation matters. Ben Irwin is an attorney at Husch Blackwell, and concentrates his practice on compliance and governance issues.

The Department of Education has prioritized Clery Act compliance—including the proper collection, classification and disclosure of crime information—and is willing to use its enforcement authority to levy fines for violations.

How community colleges are rebranding career training to reflect advanced pathways and earnings potential.

A PERSONAL GUIDE—In the seven-story Bizzell Memorial Library at the University of Oklahoma, students can use the NavApp beacon application to get turn-by-turn navigation guidance in finding resources, service desks, study spaces and event locations. The app integrates with OU‘s campus life app.

Higher ed beacon initiatives have been mostly pilots, but the ways they’ve been received and adapted demonstrate the technology’s potential—from helping students navigate libraries to taking class attendance and more.

How higher ed can rebrand career training.

Providers discuss how beacon technology is being used at colleges and universities and what can be done to increase usage. 

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