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2020: A Year of Crises and Opportunities in Higher Education
Crisis Management

2020: A Year of Crises and Opportunities in Higher Education

The year 2020 has been a year of crises and opportunities in higher education. The year’s challenges have given higher ed institutions a chance to practice change management, as well as necessitated a sustained focus to build leadership capacity for higher ed and more targeted higher ed branding.

Innovating Higher Ed
Change Management

Innovating Higher Ed: Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

In this post, Innovating Higher Ed: Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste, you’ll gain insights into ways the coronavirus is forcing higher education institutions to change in uncomfortable ways. But like any holistic change, this situation also is offering unintended consequences, both positive developments (blessings) and troubling realizations (curses).

Changing Higher Ed Podcast
Accreditation

Negotiated Rulemaking 2019 with Russ Poulin | Changing Higher Ed 029

Dr. Russ Poulin served on the subcommittee on the recent federal Negotiated Rulemaking (Neg Reg) negotiations where he had the opportunity to provide input on recommendations that were voted on by the full committee. He was recently promoted to be the Executive Director of WCET.

The Future of Online Program Management
Distance & Online Education

The Future of Online Program Management Services with Grant Aldrich – Changing Higher Ed 026

This program focused on the future of online program management (OPM). Over time, OPMs have expanded to include student recruitment, student retention, and support. When online education began to emerge, many higher education institutions didn’t have the wherewithal and talent to ramp up online programs so many companies started offering OPM services in program conception and creation.

Changing Higher Ed Podcast
Leadership and Culture

Creating Education Pathways for First Generation Students with Dr. Karen Haynes | Changing Higher Ed 024

Dr. Karen Haynes retired as president of Cal State San Marcos on June 30, 2019. She was the longest-seated president in the CSU system and the first woman to hold this role in history. Haynes began her presidency in 2004 when the institution had a student population of 7,000 and an alumni base of 13,000. Through her leadership, the campus grew to serve 17,000 students and now has approximately 45,000 alumni.

The Future Role of Faculty
Academics and Faculty

The Changing Face of Higher Ed Part 7: The Future Role of Faculty in Higher Ed Part 1

What is the future role of faculty for institutions of higher learning? Colleges and universities are not known for making rapid changes, although many who work in higher education – especially faculty members — have strong feelings about the ways others need to change. Yet with change happening so quickly and in so many ways, the role of faculty members has to change.

Higher Ed Budget Cuts and Accountability
Business of Higher Ed

Higher Ed Budget Cuts and Accountability

Higher ed budget cuts and accountability issues threaten higher education institutions worldwide with leaders facing declining tuition and state allocations.

5 Things Nontraditional Students Can Teach Higher Ed
Students and Enrollment Management

5 Things Nontraditional Students Can Teach Higher Ed

What nontraditional students teach Higher Ed? The failure to recognize the importance of nontraditional students seems particularly odd considering just how many of them there are.

Why Faculty Resists Competency Based Education
Academics and Faculty

Why Faculty Resists Competency Based Education

Why Faculty Resists Competency Based Education. Faculty members traditionally thought of learning as a process of dispensing knowledge to students by means of two primary formats, lecture and text.

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