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University Business, May 2018

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Feature

Here’s what campus administrators need to know about virtual behavioral health services and how to implement them.

Here, colleges and universities that haven’t yet organized an instant decision day can find answers to four key questions about strategy and logistics.

Learning benefits aside, undergraduate research serves as a recruiting and retention tool, and also is a way to bring in tuition and grant revenue.

Focus

Just as Amazon and Netflix have personalized the user experience, we too must develop personalized communication and marketing experiences.

Some schools now offer training where employees learn to better understand mental illness, to recognize coworkers or family members who may be in trouble, and to encourage people to get help.

Technology

As the trend in active learning classrooms has accelerated internationally, colleges in the U.S. can learn from the cutting-edge classroom design and technology that other countries have built.

Campus Finance News

Following are four effective strategies any advancement team can use to build donor support.

On Topic

Lyon College President W. Joseph King and former university president Brian C. Mitchell have written a practical guide for new and veteran leaders, How to Run a College.

Behind the News

Interim Chancellor Devinder Malhotra of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities will now lead the system’s 30 two-year colleges and seven state universities in a full-time capacity.

As global collaboration increases in higher education, so do concerns about violence abroad.

The Ringling College of Art and Design’s campus in Sarasota, Florida, has given the Alfred R. Goldstein library its own three-story structure in the heart of the campus.

U.S. organizations, including colleges and universities, could receive fines totaling up to $25 million each or 4 percent of annual revenue for failing to comply with a new European Union regulation that goes into effect May 25

Some higher ed administrators may be surprised to learn that women hold two-thirds of the nation’s $1.3 trillion in student debt.

Inclusion and diversity don’t have to clash with free speech on campus. Though recent surveys have suggested a growing conflict, higher ed experts and educators say the concepts can only thrive in unison.

Professional Opinion

College tuition has been growing at roughly double the rate of inflation for decades. At last, the trend of annual tuition hikes appears to be cresting.

From IT support staff to upper-level administration, everyone wants to protect student data from the hackers who hope to pilfer it.