Anticipating Changes to Higher Education Policy with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 065

Anticipating Changes to Higher Education Policy with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 065

There are two components of this: one where agreement may be found, and one where there will be disagreement. The first is the general acceptance that education—and especially higher education–has to be faster, better and less expensive. However, the second, that higher education needs to be more accessible to people.

Creative Partnerships Help Universities Thrive with Mark Scheinberg | Changing Higher Ed 055

Creative partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions are helping colleges and universities get out of financial crises while also serving students’ needs. One example of this type of partnership involves three higher education institutions — Goodwin University,...
How to Merge Two Universities with Dr. Tony Allen | Changing Higher Ed 053

How to Merge Two Universities with Dr. Tony Allen | Changing Higher Ed 053

Many higher ed institutions are struggling with finances due to COVID and other reasons, but few higher ed leaders are seriously contemplating a merger with or acquisition of or by another institution. These processes can be a win-win proposition, allowing for...

Washington Update: University Regulations, COVID-19 Response, and New Stimulus Package with Tom Netting | Changing Higher Ed 051

Federal policymakers are trying to figure out their next steps in relation to higher education in the wake of the pandemic. In addition, these policymakers are continuing in developing and implementing regulations. TEN Government Strategies CEO Tom Netting, a regular...
University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

The current coronavirus pandemic puts an intense spotlight on leadership, both at the administrative and board levels. While boards and leaders have found ways to work effectively in dealing with the immediacy of closing the campus as the pandemic began, now they have...
Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Many higher education institutions are struggling with survival. While many leaders are beginning to consider closing the institution, there are other options available. Some of the most commonly talked about are mergers and acquisitions. However, forming or becoming...
How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the changes already facing higher education.  These issues include financial, structural and enrollment. Mike Goldstein, one of the top higher education attorneys in the country, offers his insights on how higher education...
Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

The spring terms at higher education institutions are just about history. Campuses are eerily quiet. The faculty have settled in (somewhat) to teaching online. Most students have headed home while some are hunkered down in dorms, apartments, or homes near campus...
University Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

University Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

Dr. Cathy Trower joined CHE to offer her insights in the board’s role during a major crisis, such as the current pandemic. She discusses the importance of a partnership between the president and board chair as well as the communication channels that need to be created...

Mergers and Alliances with Ricardo Azziz | Changing Higher Ed 031

In the summer of 2011, conversations began with the Governor’s office about potential mergers. Toward the end of the year an announcement was made that four mergers would occur. This resulted in eight institutions being merged into four. The most complex merger involved Georgia Health Sciences University and Augusta State University, which created one larger and more comprehensive institution than either had been separately.

Preparing for the Upheaval: A Primer for Transforming Your Institution in Turbulent Times

I am not a “doom and gloom” person – I see the good in (nearly) everyone and prefer to focus on the positive things in life. Having said that, I am concerned that higher ed is in for “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” over the next 5-10 years....