Do income share agreement models de-risk students or institutions?

Do income share agreement models de-risk students or institutions? Reported by Higher Ed Dive, many institutions are experimenting with income share agreements, and many of the same are reporting positive early feedback. But for many of these pilots, their ISAs are granted exclusively to high-achieving students, and these aren’t necessarily the students we’re trying to […]

Colleges move their swag toward eco-conscious social-good swag

Some colleges are moving away from traditional swag toward eco-conscious social-good swag for a socially conscious generation of students. Reported by Higher Ed Dive, The University of Puget Sound has shifted their $25k budget for admitted student swag toward letting their admitted students determine what local charities should receive the funds instead, setting an expectation […]

Virginia launches tuition-free community college for in-demand fields

Virginia launches tuition-free community college for in-demand fields. Reported by Higher Ed Dive, Virginia governor Ralph Northam signed legislation designating that for low and middle-income students, degree programs targeting in-demand fields such as healthcare, computer science, and early childhood education will be tuition-free. The takeaway? While the Biden presidency has pledged for even more ambitious […]

Self-Service Enrollment Platforms for Post-Traditional Students

powered by Sounder When COVID hit, almost all our students became post-traditional learners almost overnight. This transformation revealed a lot about the student experience. At many schools, degree-seekers — especially non-traditional students — find themselves coping with multiple systems and departments that may not speak to each other.  What would it take to create a […]