Ep. 262: Embedding Analytics into your Enrollment Growth Strategy

powered by Sounder There’s a decrease in first-year student enrollment coming to universities across the nation, and unfortunately, it’s inevitable. Waves of aftereffects from the 2008 recession and COVID are rolling in, as higher education is beginning to feel the pains of decreasing enrollment and increased competition. From here, it’s going to get tougher.  Andrew […]

Ep. 260: Skilling Up with Win-Win Employer Partnerships at Maryville University

powered by Sounder Dr. Mark Lombardi, President of Maryville University, has a passion for the power of co-creating academic programs with local employers. Rather than insisting degree programs as-is are the exact match for employers’ upskilling priorities, he takes a contemporary approach to prepare students for the workforce. Listening and responding to industry Higher education […]

Only 65% of higher ed business officers are optimistic about their institution’s financial future

Only 65% of higher ed business officers are optimistic about their institution’s financial future. Reported by Inside Higher Ed, with COVID funds from the American Rescue Plan helping keep higher ed’s finances afloat during the down enrollment years of the pandemic, 65% of Chief Business Officers believe their institutions will be financially stable over the […]

Our student experience improves when faculty make them feel like they belong

Our student experience improves when faculty make them feel like they belong. Reported by Higher Ed Dive, a new study from the Student Experience Project showed that students’ self-assessment of their learning experience rose 10.5% when in classrooms where faculty had been trained to help promote social belonging in the classroom. This study included 10,000 […]