Jill Biden promotes community colleges' role in workforce development
Two-year colleges are essential to educating students and workers to develop a strong, skilled workforce, the incoming first lady said.
As education moves online, universities weigh student engagement
Administrators say they're asking students for suggestions and watching social media to see how they're coping with recent changes to their educations.
Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic
The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.
Henderson State's student portfolio tool shows that universities are evolving
The university's recent Portfolium integration underlines trends of data-use, workforce development and the heightened business role of today's IT leaders.
Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce
A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.
Higher education is rethinking its fundamental model, Horizon Report says
As American universities face an existential crisis, a new report published this week says higher education’s most pressing long-term goals are to fundamentally redesign how institutions work and to disaggregate the degree process. The latest Horizon Report for higher education cites “economic and political pressures” behind fundamental changes in how institutions of higher education function. In particular, the report points to high rates of student debt and a more diverse student…