02 mars 2015

How Next-Generation Management Systems Will Impact the Role of IT

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In an environment where institutions are being pushed to accomplish more with fewer resources at their disposal, management effectiveness and efficiency are top of mind for leaders across the higher education space. More...

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Launching a Leading Edge Certificate Program: A Market-Driven Approach

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. This time of year in Washington DC brings not just chilly temperatures but also a market full of professionals (our potential students!) ready to focus on themselves and advance professionally. For new product planning on the staff side, this is our prime time. More...

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America’s College Promise: How Free Access Will Impact College Infrastructure

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In early 2015, President Barack Obama gave a speech expressing his desire to take the Tennessee Promise project nationwide with America’s College Promise, a proposal that would grant free access to community colleges. The proposal has met with a great deal of excitement, and most of the discussion around America’s College Promise has been centered on the potential impact on the economy, the willingness of states to collaborate and the feasibility at a federal level. More...

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Transforming the System: Identifying Obstacles to Long-Term Viability

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Across the United States, public university systems are being forced to re-evaluate their traditional approaches to doing business. Significant shifts in market forces have made this critical to the long-term viability of public institutions. More...

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How to Differentiate in the Competitive Online Learning Environment

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Higher education institutions are under pressure to diversify their offerings in order to serve a wider range of students through more flexible and personalized approaches. Online learning has grown as a significant pathway for institutions to widen their scope of offerings and their student demographic, but further innovation is needed in the space to create truly rich learning opportunities for students. More...

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Two-Year Degrees at a Four-Year University: Getting the Lay of the Land

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Colleges and universities are constantly looking for ways to enrich their portfolio of offerings. The push from community college systems across the United States to offer bachelor degrees has created a stir across the industry. A transformation that is happening more quietly is that a growing number of four-year universities are offering associate degree programs. More...

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Three Things to Watch in Higher Ed This Year

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. 2014 was a busy year in higher education policy, and 2015 seems primed to bring even greater attention to the sector. So, what should higher ed leaders and wonks be paying attention to in 2015? Here are three things I’ll be watching. More...

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Next-Generation Management Systems: Cloud-Based and User-Centered

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In recent years, higher education leaders have become acutely aware of the importance of management efficiency, and have started to notice the effects of aging legacy ERP systems on their effectiveness and bottom line. These decades-old systems are difficult for institutions to manage and expensive to sustain, leading institutional IT leaders to look to the future. More...

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Creating the Experience Students Expect

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Today’s student population has transformed significantly over the past decade. Today’s students have a huge range of choice when it comes to choosing an institution, and their customer experience with a given college or university can prove to be a differentiator. They expect immediacy and technology-enhanced services, and institutions need to serve that new expectation if they are to succeed. More...

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Growing the Reputation of CE at Research-Intensive Universities

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Continuing Education (CE) units often struggle to adequately define their role within the larger higher education institution. Often, main campus leaders will judge the work of the CE unit exclusively by revenue and enrollments. CE leaders, however, see their mission of creating access to high-quality learning opportunities for non-traditional learners as integral to the main mission of the institution. In this Q&A, Judith Potter discusses the true role of CE at research-intensive universities, and sheds some light on how CE leaders can help senior institutional leaders understand the work they do. More...

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