The Agile College

powered by Sounder It’s time for a sobering reality check. The consistent year-over-year enrollment gains many institutions experienced earlier this century may have been more about favorable demographics than they were brilliant growth strategies. But demographics aren’t our friends anymore.  What are the biggest demographic challenges that higher ed is going to be up against […]

Malcolm Gladwell’s critique of higher education continues

Malcolm Gladwell’s critique of higher education continues. Reported by UNCF, the best-selling author’s podcast, Revisionist History, is specifically digging into the U.S. News & World Report rankings this season. Questioning whether or not the publication’s popular ranking system is helpful for anything beyond determining and sort-ranking which institutions selectively admit more students of higher academic […]

Is automated proctoring smart cost-saving or a false-positive travesty?

 Is automated proctoring smart cost-saving or a false-positive travesty? Reported by EdSurge, with academic integrity and the legitimacy of our credentials on the line, many institutions have turned to automated proctoring to ensure the honesty and truthfulness of their students’ grades. But with so many false-positive cases reported, technology issues recognizing darker skinned students, and […]

Why not open up Pell Grants for very short-term credential programs?

What does inclusive online teaching look like? Reported by EdSurge, the Columbia University Center for Teaching and Learning has circled back with three primary learnings after a pandemic learning year. One: ensuring students have the technological capabilities to be successful online students is critical. Do all of your students have a personal device able to […]

How will the NCAA’s new rules for athletes’ personal monetization affect college enrollment?

How will the NCAA’s new rules for athletes’ personal monetization affect college enrollment? Reported by CNBC, NCAA athletes will now be able to make money off personal endorsements while a college athlete. This is a complete 180-degree turn from the previous policy that prevented athletes from making a dime for their efforts beyond college scholarships, […]