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University Business, April 2018

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Feature

Here are four strategies to successfully address and manage special dietary needs on campus.

Improving space utilization is a goal on every campus, with data analysis tools and software key to many efforts. Ultimately, there are different cases for different spaces.

As textbook sales have declined, campus stores are relying on promotions to attract students who might not otherwise have a reason to visit.

Focus

Why is digital marketing—so easily measurable—not measured in higher education at the level it is in other industries?

If your marketing teams are not taking advantage of the multitude of ways to personalize digital content to increase lead capture, enrollment and retention, you may be seeing the impact in your acceptance and yield figures.

Technology

Here’s what several higher ed institutions are doing to break down or connect data silos.

Campus Finance News

These purchasing managers work to save their institutions time and money through a range of strategies that result in purchasing power and wisdom from higher ed peers. Here’s how to do the same.

On Topic

In her book Prepared U, Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson says institutions that focus on professional studies fall short on building “lifelong learning skills” outside their fields of study.

Behind the News

Here’s how sharing student success data can help MBA programs attract new students, prove ROI value and connect with the business community.

A number of colleges have announced that they won’t hold students liable who have received disciplinary actions for protesting gun violence.

The ongoing wave of school violence has forced higher ed to enhance emergency-response training in teacher education programs.

After the Virginia Tech tragedy, colleges began to build teams of administrators and faculty to better recognize and support distraught individuals on campus.

Half of community college students report transferring as a goal but have never taken advantage of transfer advising, says a 2018 national report.

Students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center now receive mental health counseling from the office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion.

Discounted Lyft and Uber rides present a transportation alternative for students on a growing number of campuses large and small.

Community colleges bet on a wide variety of scheduling options to attract and retain students whose lives are already filled by jobs and families.

By 2019, students will have access to two new residence halls totaling 85,000 square feet and featuring three floors of double rooms and four-person suites. 

There’s a new kind of nontraditional college student in America, with elementary school kids being seen increasingly on American higher ed campuses.

Professional Opinion

The expansion of international education that has been a critical financial stimulus for American colleges and universities has experienced an alarming setback.

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.