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Admissions, enrollment, marketing, retention and financial aid administrators surveyed generally have a sunny outlook about the student population in 2018.
Higher ed leaders love an opportunity to tout the beauty of their campuses, and continuous construction gives them a lot to talk about.
Here are seven things higher ed search leaders and administrators believe campus administrators must do in the coming year to get the job done.
While relying less on student tuition and fees is the ideal situation for many higher ed institutions, it’s not surprising that finance administrators anticipate tuition revenue as the biggest funding boost for 2018.
“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.
What deep currents will shape this new year for higher ed digital marketers and communicators?
There’s no question that recent graduates are leaving college with more student loan debt. More students are taking out loans and they’re borrowing larger amounts.
An increase in technology spending is the gift that about 4 in 10 campus technology administrators are unwrapping to start the new year. Sixteen percent of the 96 respondents to a UB survey, however, must deal with a decrease in spending.
Behind the News
Over 100 schools have joined Great Lakes Educational Loan Services’ ScholarNet for Private Loans network this past year to connect with lenders.
Garnett Stokes will be the next president of The University of New Mexico.
A new 656-bed, five-story building offering Wi-Fi access and HD cable now stands near the center of Boise State’s campus in Idaho.
This fall, Samuel Merritt and Holy Names University signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore the possibilities of sharing a single property.
The development of career-oriented academic programs will, in the coming years, increasingly rely on collaboration between institutions and industry.
The majority of college students are not aware of any cybersecurity breaches at their institutions despite most IT departments on campuses reporting such incidents, according to a recent report from CDW-G.
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.
In the fall of 2015, Muhlenberg College President John Williams asked if I would teach a copyright law course to interested undergraduate students.