Switching to an electronic system can be a daunting task for your research office, but with some tips, your team can ease the transition to an all-digital office. Amy Kimble of Evisions wrote a blog post on this subject with time-tested tips.
Thank you Bit Blueprint , engaging, explanatory, and fun!
In spring 2014, the College Access Foundation of California and the Pullias Center for Higher Education convened a group of thought leaders in the fields of financial literacy and college access to discuss the current state of financial literacy in California. Through a robust discussion, we identified roadblocks to and potential strategies for improving the […]
Gamification and Social Skills Development can Work Hand in Hand to Improve Emotional Well Being and Outcomes Educators and parents are now seeing that games—long thought to be a waste of kids’ time—can be powerful learning tools. Games show promise in improving students’ problem solving skills, learning motivation and engagement, and their test scores. They […]
We find inspirational connections from many sources. This week, the riding performance of Andrew Talansky
in the Tour de France 2014 was inspirational. The New York Times covered the story: Refusing to Quit, American Is Surrounded by Cheers After a Lonely Finish
Andrew Talansky suffered injuries and setbacks as he and his teammates on Team Garmin-Sharp tried to achieve a podium showing in the Tour de France race. This was...
Occasionally, I will share three somewhat random articles that caught my attention that I think might spur some conversation (or at least make you ponder the ideas). I welcome your comments here — as well as articles you feel we should all be reading. Enjoy!
The Differentiated University by The Parthenon Group (shared by Jeff Selingo)
Who Are Women’s Colleges For? by Kiera Feldman in The New York Times
The Future of Office Design by William L. ...
You’ll hear me talk (and rant) about customer service and how I believe it’s the silver bullet to many institution’s issues building and maintaining a prosperous enrollment-to-endowment effort. And frankly, it hasn’t been one of higher education’s strong suits. But perhaps for some struggling to meet that first year enrollment this summer, keeping those you enroll or hitting that fund raising goal, some simple, ye...
This week I was provided an opportunity for the 21st consecutive year to speak at the National Association of Graduate Admission Professionals (NAGAP) conference this year in San Diego. Over those two plus decades, I’ve seen the world of graduate professionals rapidly mature while facing challenging trends internally and externally to their campuses.
Graduate programs in the U.S. are facing what we have called in previous years when speak...
Happy Earth Day to all!
In the spirit of today’s holiday, we thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight our newly acquired company, Matchbox, and how they’re saving trees while making admission officers’ lives a whole lot easier.
We chatted with Angel Navedo, the new TargetX Matchbox Director, about how the mobile and online reading tool can help your campus while doing their part to help save the world.
Q. In your experience, how mu...
It’s summer, so that must mean that I am teaching Finance in Higher Education again. And this summer, I’m teaching it a lot. I have all three sections for the Ed.D. and Master’s programs related to higher education, which means I lead the course six hours a night, three nights a week, for six weeks. […]