Student health and counseling (S&HC) are frequently overlooked services—overlooked, that is until there is a campus emergency, epidemic, or incident.
The rule of metrics in providing a measure of effectiveness in higher education cannot be over emphasized. “In God we trust, all others bring data” is a frequent missive describing the need to make meaningful efficient evaluation of any and all operations. The need to apply more rigorous measures is forced from several quarters, State legislators, Boards of Governors, funding sources, federal student loan required measures and accrediting agencies
How does spending relate to access and success? And how can costs can be controlled without compromising quality? The Delta Project states that it will take a new approach and integrated view of productivity in how funds are used to ensure access, equity, and successful learning results. What do you mean exactly by that? How would it work?
Change in the midst of a crisis can be as dangerous as the crisis itself. It behooves leaders to plan change thoughtfully and in anticipation of need, not attempting to rebuild the aircraft in midflight Here’s a six-step process that we’ve found helpful in our 30+ years of change implementation in Higher Education institutions.
The most straightforward strategy is one that promotes and rewards transparency or openness in whatever is on the table or should be on the table.
What are some of the issues and potential solutions concerning student safety in higher education, regardless of type and location of venue?
What are some of the changing demographic and behavioral issues of higher education students today?
As a retired academic pediatric surgeon and as a member of the Board of Trustees of my alma mater, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, I am vicariously reliving the challenges of the last 40 years in American healthcare, and particularly in academic medicine and surgery, as our Board charts a vision and its supportive strategies to deal with the evolving “perfect storm” facing higher education.
The most important determinants of the long-run health of an institution are constitutional premises, transformational presidential leadership and periodic outside assessments. These applied, the institution will not only achieve momentary success but will also become an “Effective Institution in Perpetuity.”
“The hottest rings of Hell … are reserved for those who in times of great moral crisis do nothing.” Thus goes President Kennedy’s quote of Dante’s Inferno, and currently so goes much of higher education. How to Evaluate the Academic Enterprise The rule of metrics in providing a measure of effectiveness in higher education cannot be […]