By Marni Baker Stein. Of all the systemic challenges facing higher education today, one has not received the attention it deserves: The sweeping transformation of the student markets we serve. Our colleges and universities continue to organize their schedules, policies, services, and curricular pathways around traditional students, although a substantial majority, even in the 18-to-24 year old segment, do not fit this profile. A large and growing percentage of post-secondary students work full-time while attending school. Others serve as family caregivers. Some balance both. Read more...