14 février 2016

Talking turnarounds

University Business Magazine logoBy James Martin and James E. Samels. In the movie The Perfect Storm, a group of intrepid fisherman found themselves in the midst of a colossal and historic storm—a true worst case scenario. Deluged by the overpowering surf, the ship goes down with all hands on deck. More...

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U.S. prosperity depends on success of the “left-behind”

University Business Magazine logoBy Sue Henderson and James Muyskens. Among the biggest challenges facing American higher education today is our failure to provide the majority of tomorrow’s workforce with the wherewithal to thrive in the future. More...

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Developing a higher ed course-content strategy

University Business Magazine logoBy Tony Ellis. The traditional model of course content creation and distribution—textbooks written by faculty and publisher-produced—is being disrupted. More...

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Rutgers’ offers independent living to adults with autism

University Business Magazine logoBy Ray Bendici. A groundbreaking facility in development at Rutgers University will provide adults with autism opportunities to work on campus and live in apartments alongside clinical staff and graduate students. More...

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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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