We are gambling with our nation’s future by pricing its brightest young minds out of higher education. The divestment in public higher education has resulted in infinitely rising tuition and fees far outpacing inflation.
What are some ways that you’ve seen student services within residence halls grow to meet student needs and expectations?
“Letter-centric mailrooms are not prepared to handle the packages and the expectation of doorstep-service associated with e-commerce. Students want low-touch retail, and administrators want to offer streamlined, cost-effective and safe services.
When the national averages for freshman retention rates at public schools sits around 64 percent and private schools hover around 70 percent, there’s clearly room for improvement in ensuring students return to campus the following fall.
“No margin, no mission!” is how one respondent to UB’s 2018 Outlook survey of campus leaders described the high stakes involved in raising more tuition revenue, non-tuition revenue and fundraising dollars in 2018.