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University Business, September 2017

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Cover Story

Take a look inside the minds of leaders of campus fleets as they share their major concerns and what they’re doing to keep things moving along.

Feature

Their form and function may vary, but there’s one trait nearly every president’s residence has in common: It’s much more than just a home.

Colleges and universities have turned their attention to areas on campuses that generate tremendous amounts of waste in small amounts of time: their stadiums and arenas.

Take a look inside the minds of leaders of campus fleets as they share their major concerns and what they’re doing to keep things moving along.

Focus

The UBTech 2017 session “Teaching With Glass” offered insights into a powerful yet affordable approach to recording lectures in a natural style.

Curious about the digital habits of college-bound high school students? Since 2005, the E-Expectations report has offered a deep dive into their needs and desires

Technology

In the two years since Northern Arizona University launched a virtual 360-degree campus tour, more than 30,000 people have explored the campus virtually.

Campus Finance News

Nationwide, the scope of faculty and staff housing programs varies as much as campus locations do.

On Topic

In Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream, Goldrick-Rab describes what was learned from studying how changes to higher ed financial aid impacts young people and families.

Behind the News

According to a new study, nearly half of high school students worry about being able to stay in college once admitted. That’s one finding from a survey of more than 2,000 students from around the country.

A new 7,000-square-foot freestanding chapel will be the tallest and most central point at the University of Saint Francis in Indiana.

Reducing student financial aid packages based on scholarship funding from outside sources, a common practice, will no longer happen at public colleges in Maryland.

Colleges and universities should be texting students—but not everyone, not all the time, and not about everything that’s happening on campus.

Jonathan Holloway is now provost of Northwestern University.

New research shows that while faculty and students may recognize signs of psychological distress in others on campus, many feel unprepared to approach and help those in need.

A survey of 112 American colleges and universities shows a 2 percent dip in international student yield for fall 2017, from 26 percent in fall 2016 to the current 24 percent, according to the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Professional Opinion

At Bryant University, we adopted a six-step design thinking approach that other campus leaders can use to create a culture focused on encouraging innovative teaching and creating innovators.

As more leaders in higher education are being called to task, we have to come to the realization that public humiliation is becoming a condition of leadership in higher education.