2019 will bring new and continued challenges for higher education, as well as new opportunities to innovate. In this web seminar, our presenters will discuss the findings of Kaufman Hall’s new survey and report, entitled 2019 Outlook: Performance Management Challenges, Trends, and Opportunities in Higher Education.
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Students expect their higher education experience to be modern and digital, but for many institutions, core systems across campus still rely on paper-based, manual and siloed processes. By automating processes and modernizing workflows, institutions can improve the user experience while reducing costs and workload and improving efficiency.
Actively managed payment plans offer a variety of benefits for institutions, by reducing administrative requirements, streamlining processes and improving security and visibility. These plans also support student success by increasing affordability, access and convenience for students.
While higher education is undergoing seismic shifts, many institutions struggle with the limitations of legacy systems and outdated technologies. To explore some of these issues, University Business has conducted a subscriber survey about how colleges and universities are using core business systems including the ERP, SIS, Finance and HR, and the challenges that legacy systems can create.
Technology has not only revolutionized teaching and learning in higher ed, but also how tuition payments are made and campus commerce is conducted. However, today’s payment technologies can also be a source of frustration for students and parents. Simplifying the campus commerce experience and improving payment communications are crucial for increasing student and parent satisfaction with the institution.
“Nudge theory”—or using subtle reinforcements to positively influence behavior—is increasingly being used in higher education, having been proven to increase FAFSA completions, decrease summer melt and improve retention rates. Tiny nudges can result in big changes at any institution.
Research shows that the use of academic video has the potential to dramatically improve teaching and learning. But too often, the use of video on campus is limited to traditional lecture capture, and driving adoption across the institution can be challenging.
A variety of factors are causing many colleges and universities to reexamine their branding. Consistent and effective branding can have a positive impact on many strategic efforts, from recruiting and enrollment to marketing and alumni engagement, as well as the overall public image and reputation of the institution.
Educational institutions are challenged with managing their IT systems as they digitally transform their environment. With new technology trends bucking traditional approaches, research shows a general lack of confidence among IT staff and decision makers.
With the landscape of higher education rapidly changing, it is crucial that institutions are able to compete for top faculty, staff and leadership, who are not only talented people with the right skills, but are also passionate, engaged and mission-driven.
Many institutions ask their enrollment teams, advising offices, faculty and other departments to focus on student success, but these departments do not often know or understand all the unique factors that contribute to the success of their students. A more holistic view is crucial to helping students succeed.
Students are arriving on campus with a rapidly changing set of goals and expectations. Meeting these expectations while supporting student success across the lifecycle requires institutional transformation, bold strategies and innovative use of technology. Cloud-based systems can be essential to this transformation, but utilizing this technology effectively requires a strategic approach.
With complexity in higher ed only increasing—due to trends including online learning and the demographic shift to nontraditional students—implementing more student-centered services has become crucial to meeting the needs of today’s learners. By creating “one stop” student services, institutions can modernize, streamline and simplify the student experience while improving efficiency and service.
A robust network might not be needed for your students to participate in basketball, baseball, or football. But what about eSports? The leadership of Illinois College recently upgraded their network infrastructure to improve safety and security while also supporting the launch of the college’s highly successful eSports program and Gaming Center.
By 2025, graduate enrollment is on track to grow by 3.5 million students. Finding a best-fit student is difficult enough without having to sort through an overabundance of data. Worse, using the wrong data leads to an ineffective recruitment approach, wasting time and resources.
In this on-demand webinar, admissions experts will explain how to classify your typical candidate, examine applicant data and implement the strategies that will lead to enrollment success.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to provide new capabilities in higher ed for teaching, learning and leadership. University Business has conducted a survey about this topic, asking readers how they are using AI today and how they plan to in the future, as well as the impact of this technology on lecture capture and academic video.
The evolution of technology and online learning is enabling institutions to expand access to education across a broader spectrum of learners, by providing learning opportunities outside the limits of time, place or distance.
Watch this prerecorded webcast to see an informative presentation about the latest commerce technologies, and how you can implement these in-demand payment methods to deliver an optimal experience and protect your students and institution via TouchNet Payment Center.
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The next generation of IT infrastructure, hyperconvergence combines computing, storage and networking into a single, simplified and automated system that is far easier and less costly to use and maintain, making it a perfect fit for colleges and universities, which often have limited IT resources but enterprise-level IT needs.
In this prerecorded thought leadership webinar, Liaison International brings together a panel of graduate admissions experts to discuss the topic of transparency in graduate admissions, including the practical application of a holistic admissions strategy, trends in evolving models of student support and how institutions can drive student success beyond the classroom.
According to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey, 59 percent of higher education CIOs believe that digital transformation will lead to significant business model change, yet many institutions face challenges when it comes to implementing digital strategies for growth. As student demographics and education delivery models change, institutions must actively pursue innovative ways to remain competitive.