Community colleges have seen a drop in faculty employment applications, according to a recent PowerSchool survey. They are are now leveraging new software to fine-tune the hiring process, among other efforts.
This summer, when the University of California, Santa Cruz had a few hundred students on a housing waitlist and the coastal community faced housing pressures reducing vacancies and pushing up costs, administrators asked faculty and staff to consider renting rooms to students.
Jeff D. Borden from Saint Leo University in Florida discusses teamwork. He believes strongly in teaching college students how to work in teams, thereby empowering tomorrow’s employees and managers today.
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.
Institutions looking to grow must actively empower staff to ensure that administrative services keep pace with the flood of new students. Implementing the Laserfiche content services platform significantly improved the way Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) does business, but the more important benefit has been for students, says Systems Administrator Lidija Bell.
Classroom video continues a ‘conversation’ that began decades ago—collecting individual videos from instructors and students and integrating them with existing identity management, learning management and assessment systems.