In uncertain political times, some higher ed lobbyists say their most important role may be blocking legislation that could harm their client colleges and universities.
Enrollment & Retention
Like all of the free tuition plans proposed to date, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan in its present form will have unintended consequences that could be devastating to the state’s economy.
Russ McDonald, former head of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota, is serving on a new federal commission to address the challenges facing Native American children.
Transitions in senior academic and administrative staff can have nearly as much impact as a new president.
The combination of the campus expansion boom of the past decade and the recent flattening of enrollment rates continues to create a significant backlog of deferred maintenance at many institutions, says report.