The ongoing wave of school violence has forced higher ed to enhance emergency-response training in teacher education programs.
Starting July 1, Katherine A. Rowe will begin her tenure as the 28th president of William & Mary in Virginia.
Search committees and institutions recruiting academic leaders are often met with a major sticking point: the most appealing candidates often don’t have much fundraising experience. Yet in today’s climate, non-tuition sources of revenue are increasingly important and fundraising provides resources that can truly advance a university’s agenda.
As higher ed futurists, we are asked about craven competition, niche branding, and distinctive marketing opportunities for a wide range of schools, colleges, and universities. One emergent strategic option for Engineering Institutes is to burnish their unique engineering, science, and technology niche, yet leverage the attributes and competitive advantages that come with attaining University Status.
In July, Mickey McDonald becomes president of the Great Lakes College Association, a consortium of 13 liberal arts schools in Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania.