07 décembre 2014

What does student success mean in higher ed today?

University Business LogoBy Melissa Ezarik. The go-to data point used to indicate whether an institution is helping students reach success has tended to be its graduation rate. Post-graduation employment is another indicator that colleges and universities will note for ROI-focused students and families. More...

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UBTech 2015 June 15-17 Orlando

University Business LogoUBTech 2015 June 15-17 Orlando
Join us in Orlando at the Rosen Shingle Creek.
Place your campus at the forefront of innovation. Understand the forces that are reshaping the higher education landscape. Discover the technology innovations and practical strategies for success that power today’s ascendant institutions. Experience insights, solutions, and networking that will change the way you lead. Join a record number of attendees. Attend UBTech 2015!
Presentation Submissions Open September 2014.
Registration Opens January 2015
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Higher ed institutions use technology to increase collaboration, learning

University Business LogoBy UB Custom Publishing Group. Cutting-edge higher education institutions across the country are leveraging AV and IT technology to advance the learning experience on their campuses. Five of these institutions were honored at the 2014 AMX Innovation Awards, which were presented this past June at UBTech, higher ed’s leading national technology and leadership conference. More...

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Participate in UB’s special Look-Ahead Surveys

University Business LogoBy University Business Staff. University Business magazine will publish a special edition in January examining the trends that will influence higher education in 2015.
We’re looking to crowd-source the articles with insight from our readers, gathered from a series of surveys about hot topics. More...

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UBThrive: Successful students, successful institutions

University Business LogoBy Kylie Lacey. Even in this age of tight budgets, college and university leaders are directing funds and attention to the all-important issues of institutional and student success. This is mission-critical because while the number of students attending college is increasing, the number of those who complete is not. More...

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Capital campaign strategies you may be missing

University Business LogoBy Harriet Meyers. Last January, The Campaign for Oregon State University surpassed its $1 billion goal—almost a year ahead of schedule. It was the university’s first comprehensive campaign, and it also exceeded its goal of raising $200 million for facilities and equipment—providing all or part of the funds for building, renovating or acquiring more than two dozen facilities. More...

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Institutional knowledge

University Business LogoBy Andrew M. Peña. Every day when an employee resigns from their job, either voluntarily (or involuntarily) they’re “walking out the door” with a very valuable asset. No these instances don’t require security or are considered criminal in nature. What they leave with is their institutional knowledge or memory from their last organization. This is what happens to an organization loses its best, brightest, most experienced and knowledgeable employees. More...

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Five-star accommodations on campus

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. Today’s incoming freshmen who have never shared a room want more privacy than previous generations of dorm dwellers would have ever expected. And many students now are especially not eager to share bathrooms with an entire hallway of classmates. More...

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Energy synergy in higher education

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Conservation on campus is about saving money and electricity at a time of lagging state funding and soaring global demand for power. Worldwide energy use is slated to jump 56 percent by 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Meanwhile, students and faculty are increasingly well-versed in energy use and are demanding sustainable solutions. More...

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Automating the reverse transfer student data exchange

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. More transfer students will now have the chance to obtain an associate degree—with-out extra administrative burden—thanks to a Lumina Foundation grant that National Student Clearinghouse received to provide an automated solution for exchanging reverse transfer student data. More...

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