Business

Find out more about the business of education – from business contingency and continuity plans; to finding the best way to recruit and retain students and staff.


Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The Student as Consumer

Institutions must focus on students’ growing expectations.

Higher Education Building Trends

An Eye On the Horizon

As 2015 arrives, no one can be sure what the year will hold for higher education. Still, colleges and universities continue to evolve in physical, social, pedagogical, digital and other ways. Here is a sampling of trends worth watching.

Curtailing Sexual Abuse and Violence on College Campuses

Colleges and universities in the U.S. need to step up their game to help victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence and to prevent future assaults too often related to alcohol abuse.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Cool Comes at a Cost

Investment in student-centered areas is changing spending for institutions.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Moving Forward

Recruit & Retain (Eastern Kentucky University)

Do Buildings Matter?

EKU has seen enrollment growth since opening their New Science Building.

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Intelligent Buildings: At What Cost?

Intelligent buildings are the future but they don’t come cheap. Life-cycle costing can help justify the expense, so why aren't more schools doing it?

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Bicycle-Friendly Universities

Encouraging biking on campus is contributing to sustainability.



Recruit & Retain (Capital University)

Intentional Growth and Retention

Giving students flexibility leads to positive results.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Looking Up

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Developing a Social Media Strategy

Harness the potential of social media for your institution's advantage.

student and faculty recruitment

Finders Keepers

With the competitive nature of student and faculty recruitment growing more intense each year, it is now more important than ever to understand what makes the process of recruiting for each group similar and successful.

Recruit & Retain (Eckerd College)

Building Better Peer Mentoring

Recruiting students to work with incoming freshmen benefits all.

Higher Education: When Relevance is Not Enough

In moments of cultural stress, higher education must take special pains to meet the tests of relevance and usefulness. In doing so, we must not abdicate the larger and longer-term responsibility to prepare the next generation.

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