14 février 2016

How human resources can prevent information overload

University Business Magazine logoBy Carol Patton. It’s so easy to hit “send.” But experienced human resources professionals know better and are implementing creative strategies to share important news with employees while preventing them from overdosing on information. More...

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Donors get dibs in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Ellen Ryan. Smart advancement teams put thought and research into making stewardship individual and heartfelt. But how far will institutions bend on their mission when a donor offers big bucks? Are donors negotiating for honorary degrees, access to students, influence over scholarships or a leg up in recruiting graduates. More...

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Never give up on shared governance

University Business Magazine logoBy Cynthia Brandenburg and Michael Kelly. As faculty members at a small, tuition-driven private college in the northeast, the familiar refrain of contemporary higher education in shambles rings in our heads. More...

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Academic imprints advance in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Chris Nicholson. Officials at the University of Missouri in 2012 looked at the business troubles of its academic press and decided the most prudent path forward was to shut it down. The community disagreed, lobbying against the closure, and the university recanted. More...

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Do you have a campus retention champion?

University Business Magazine logoBy James Scannell and Jennifer Wick. Student retention, persistence, success and graduation remain top-of-mind issues for higher ed leaders amidst the advent of the College Scorecard, the push toward 60 percent of high school graduates earning college degrees by 2020, and families’ familiar concerns about return on investment. More...

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College diversity is an opportunity for growth

University Business Magazine logoBy Janet Dudley-Eshbach. On a cold evening in December 2014, over 400 students, faculty and staff gathered quietly on the central plaza of Salisbury University’s Maryland campus. Chalked on the pavers were the silhouettes of 24 bodies. More...

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Higher ed thought leaders forecast 2016 trends

University Business Magazine logoBy University Business Staff. New cultural mores driven by our digital world cause us to ask: “What is core knowledge?” ; “How do we embrace the inevitability of AI and robotics?” and more. Higher education is adapting and integrating the constant stream of technology into learning including powerful formative assessment tools to inform students, parents and faculty of projected pathways to success. More...

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Les évaluations des enseignements par les étudiants et les stéréotypes de genre

The ConversationPar . Les évaluations des enseignements par les étudiants peuvent avoir deux objectifs : améliorer la pédagogie des enseignants et servir de base pour les décisions de recrutement ou de promotion du personnel enseignant dans les établissements d’enseignement supérieur. Voir l'article...

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« T’aimerais être prof, toi ? »

The ConversationPar . Prof ? On le disait volontiers « le plus beau métier du monde ». Ah oui…. ? Tiens, voilà qu’il est réputé franchement moins attractif de nos jours, ce métier-là. Et pourtant, direz-vous, l’industrie cinématographique s’intéresse à cette profession. Voir l'article...

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La France, un rapport compliqué avec les langues

The ConversationPar . La France est-elle fâchée avec les langues ? Les siennes – les langues régionales et minoritaires – et les autres. Voir l'article...

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