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financial statementBudget & Finance
September 1, 2020

Colleges are Too Slow in Releasing Their Financial Results

by Gary Stocker June 30th was the last day of the fiscal year for many private colleges. It typically takes from six to 18 months…

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Online learning
August 15, 2020

How to offer the full ‘college experience’ online

by Dawn DiPeri Here is our curated list of suggestions to help traditional universities offer some of the components of a ground-campus experience online. August…

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Online learning
August 15, 2020

A guide to selecting a college without stepping foot on campus 

by Dawn DiPeri The virtual college visit may be the way of the future. Here's what to look for, and how to tell if a…

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Money growthStrategic Planning
August 1, 2020

4 Reasons Private Colleges Should ‘Grow Big Now’

by Gary Stocker Private colleges and universities share a set of unique academic and cultural values. As business enterprises, however, they are vulnerable to typical…

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Management & Leadership
August 1, 2020

Leading Faculty in a Time of Anxiety

by Terri E. Givens As the fall semester approaches, anxiety for faculty, students and parents is on the rise. Many of the institutions that were…

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AdmissionsAdmissions & Enrollment
July 15, 2020

Why online only education is still worth the cost

by Isabel Thottam Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there's been much discussion about the future of higher education. With more schools opting for hosting…

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University campusCrisis Management
July 15, 2020

College Survival in the Age of COVID-19

by Terri E. Givens It is easy these days to talk about how higher education is broken, and that institutions are going to quickly  fail…

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Passion led us hereManagement & Leadership
July 15, 2020

Revisiting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

By Jim Vanides As schools, colleges, and universities prepare to launch the upcoming academic year, questions and concerns abound. Whether a campus has decided to…

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Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from PexelsStudent Success
July 15, 2020

How to spot a struggling student online and what to do about it

by Dawn DiPeri A guide aimed at helping face-to-face instructors who have recently migrated online. Introduction This article addresses the ways in which recently migrated…

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Diversity
July 1, 2020

How Higher Ed Can Fight Racism: Q&A with Terri Givens

See original article by Kathryn Peterson for Salesforce.org on June 11, 2020. As a former professor-turned-provost-turned-entrepreneur, Terri Givens has one thing on her mind right…

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Student holding a book with painted backdropManagement & Leadership
July 1, 2020

Student-Centered Leadership in the era of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter Movement

by Terri E. Givens College students across the country are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as they have had to complete this school year…

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Technology
June 15, 2020

The Great COVID-Forced Migration to Online Learning: Using Learning Theory to Inform Optimal Enculturation

By Steve Joordens This article addresses the side-effects of the great COVID-forced migration to online learning in terms of its potential impact on educational innovation. …

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Photo by Jen Theodore on UnsplashTitle IX
June 15, 2020

Don’t Miss These Important Title IX Developments During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Paula Brantner While leaders at institutions of higher learning have been scrambling to address the “new normal” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, they understandably…

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Radical Empathy by Terri E. GivensDiversityMedia & Press
June 15, 2020

A Time for Radical Empathy

by Terri E. Givens We are once again at a moment in history where people are in the streets calling for racial justice. George Floyd…

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AccreditationAssessment
June 1, 2020

Uncertainty, Accreditation, and Assessment

by Terri E. Givens As institutions look to the Fall, there remains a great deal of uncertainty about the mode of instruction that will be…

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Budget & FinanceCrisis ManagementStrategic Planning
May 15, 2020

How to Keep Small Private Colleges from Failing

by Terri E. Givens and Gary Stocker There are hundreds of small private colleges who are facing an existential crisis. Our CEO Terri Givens and…

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Academic Next: The Futures of Higher EducationBook Reviews
May 15, 2020

Review of Academic Next: The Futures of Higher Education, by Bryan Alexander

by Chris Mayer The COVID-19 pandemic has brought institutional preparedness to the forefront as many campuses are discovering that they could have been better prepared…

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feedbackManagement & Leadership
May 15, 2020

How To Give and Receive Constructive Feedback

by Isabel Thottam Have you ever worked with an employee who loved hearing the words, “Can I give you some feedback?” It’s a sentence dreaded…

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Strategic Planning
May 1, 2020

Setting the Stage for Strategic Planning Success During COVID-19

by Laurie Weidner As unprecedented change impacts every part of the higher education enterprise, this is the ideal time to prioritize strategic planning to position…

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Company News
May 1, 2020

Launching Year Two: Collaboration is Key for Higher Ed Survival

by Terri E. Givens Happy Anniversary to my partner Shelley Seale and all of the great staff and contributors at the Center for Higher Education…

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