I follow NYU business school professor and serial entrepreneur Scott Galloway on Twitter and through his blog, No Mercy/No Malice. When he posted that he had written a new book, ‘Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity,’ I ordered it, just in time to read over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Grand Challenges for tough-to-solve problems have been documented in higher education as far back as 1906. Earlier this year, EDUCAUSE issued a number of Grand Challenges for Higher Education that their leadership believed could be solved through a digital transformation.
The National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) has provided monthly updates of Fall 2020 college enrollments. The most recent update reports enrollment as of October 22 and the percentage of institutions reporting enrollment data has increased from 54 percent to 76 percent.
When the Gainful Employment regulations were first proposed by the Obama administration in 2010, I stated that they might be reasonable if they applied to all institutions of higher education.
The outcome of this year’s presidential election was not surprising, at least to me. For all of the Lincoln Republicans who voted for Mr. Biden
As I write in the early morning hours of November 3, Election Day, I continue to be amazed at the fractured status of our country. The outcome of the election may not be in doubt to the pollsters, but the unrest will likely continue.
Finding consistent sources of accurate data for many industries is not easy. Higher education is no exception. For those in the know, the College Board’s annual Trends in College Pricing and Student Aid report is a valuable resource, providing college pricing and other data for more than two decades.
In an article published Monday by the New York Times, reporter Shawn Hubler writes that the resurgence of the coronavirus has forced universities to make deep cuts to close widening budget shortfalls. Some of the examples that she provides include the elimination of low-participation liberal arts degrees at liberal arts colleges, pausing admissions to Ph.D. programs in liberal arts, eliminating undergraduate programs in higher education, and furloughing employees.
The cover of the October 24-30th issue of The Economist features the title “Who Controls the Conversation?” In an editorial in the same issue preceding the article “Social Media and Free Speech,” the editors write that free speech on social media is too important to be determined by a handful of tech executives.
In the November-December 2020 issue of the Harvard Business Review, Professor Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury writes that the pandemic lockdowns have triggered two major questions for many organizations — Are all-remote or majority-remote organizations the future of knowledge work? Is work from anywhere (WFA) here to stay?