29 avril 2017

Virginia Tech: A decade later

University Business LogoBy University Business Staff. A decade and well over 100 school shootings since the Virginia Tech tragedy, the higher ed community has considered and implemented changes in policy and practice recommended after the full investigation. More...

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Virginia Tech: April 2017 college happenings

University Business LogoBy Melissa Ezarik. Each spring, updated commemoration event information gets posted to the site, www.weremember.vt.edu—with all previous content remaining accessible and the victims’ photos and biographies easy to find. More...

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Helping the haphazard college student

University Business LogoBy Theresa Sullivan Barger. First-year college students with executive function (EF) difficulties arrive on campus and can be overwhelmed by the independence. More...

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Higher ed tech tools that support executive function

University Business LogoBy Theresa Sullivan Barger. Disabilities services administrators at Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts, University of Connecticut and Landmark College in Vermont recommend the following assistive technology for students with executive dysfunction. More...

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Communication engines on college campus

University Business LogoBy Dawn Papandrea. Higher ed administrators are using apps and platforms behind the scenes to help create efficiencies, increase productivity, and manage projects and workflow. More...

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3 more team tools colleges can try

University Business LogoBy Dawn Papandrea. From event planning to website redesign, setting up Yammer networking groups to share ideas, get feedback and check in on the progress of projects can help large campuses stay connected. More...

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3 best practices for colleges

University Business LogoBy Dawn Papandrea. Set some ground rules. After introducing Slack, some users felt it was hard to cut through the clutter of irrelevant information, says Dominic Abbate, the creative director at The George Washington University. So they responded by setting up specific channels designated for non-work chit-chat like #food and #just-for-fun. More...

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Meeting today’s college enrollment goals while preparing for the future

University Business LogoBy Leslie Crosley and Jim Scannell. Now more than ever, enrollment leadership requires a coordinated campus team to respond to emerging internal challenges as well as shifting external forces. More...

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Higher ed must reverse the empathy deficit

University Business LogoBy Nancy Mann Jackson. The rancorous 2016 election and this year’s transition to a new presidential administration makes one thing clear: We are suffering from a national shortage of empathy. More...

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Partners in collection: Higher ed third-party solutions

University Business LogoBy Nancy Mann Jackson. “The last thing colleges want to do is put a former student in collections,” says Harrison Wadsworth, executive director of the Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations. But when internal efforts to collect tuition don’t work, it’s important to have somewhere to turn for help. More...

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