Colleges and Universities Face Numerous Challenges Since COVID-19 Disrupted Education this Spring

Coronavirus and Higher Education
The novel coronavirus and the resulting disease COVID-19 have disrupted everything and everyone, both across the U.S. and around the world. The campuses of most higher education institutions have been closed, forcing them to move classes online, requiring crash courses for faculty in emergency online teaching. (Updated and expanded, June 12, 2020.)
25
March
Coronavirus and Higher Education

Colleges and Universities Face Numerous Challenges Since COVID-19 Disrupted Education this Spring

The novel coronavirus and the resulting disease COVID-19 have disrupted everything and everyone, both across the U.S. and around the world. The campuses of most higher education institutions have been closed, forcing them to move classes online, requiring crash courses for faculty in emergency online teaching. (Updated and expanded, June 12, 2020.)

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education
There are a variety of takeaways from the announcement that DeVry, a for-profit institution, agreed to settle for $100 million with the FTC, but what stands out to me the most has to do with priorities, focus, and organizational structure with higher education. In today’s fast-paced, software-centric world, a $100M is an incredible amount of ...
06
July
The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

There are a variety of takeaways from the announcement that DeVry, a for-profit institution, agreed to settle for $100 million with the FTC, but what stands out to me the most has to do with priorities, focus, and organizational structure with higher education. In today’s fast-paced, software-centric world, a $100M is an incredible amount of ...

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event
Over the past several months, there have been multiple announcements within the higher education community that might not have made national headlines, but were still significant enough to indicate a real blurring of the lines between for-profit and traditional, not-for-profit institutions. There are a lot of emotions and opinions on all sides about what this ...
15
May
Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Over the past several months, there have been multiple announcements within the higher education community that might not have made national headlines, but were still significant enough to indicate a real blurring of the lines between for-profit and traditional, not-for-profit institutions. There are a lot of emotions and opinions on all sides about what this ...