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.


Recruit & Retain (Charter Oak State College)

Go Back to Get Ahead

Making it easier for adult students to return to school and graduate takes work, but can benefit recruitment and retention efforts in the long run.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

What Value Relationships?

Establishing Real Thought Leadership: Why Educators are a Natural Fit in A Virtual World

Considering that the job of an educator is to educate, there's probably no more suitable field for establishing real thought leadership.

Can Higher Education Leaders Tap Into Their Business Sides?

Colleges and universities are doggedly protecting their missions and values, but they also understand that they must watch the bottom line, be creative and entrepreneurial about what they do, and remain highly conscious about how they are faring in the education marketplace.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Research Review

Recruit & Retain (Siena College)

SAT Scores and Academic Outcomes

Siena College is finding new ways to evaluate and pick out the best and brightest high school students.

As the Rich Get Richer, What’s a ‘Poor’ College to Do?

The wealth inequality gap is having an impact on higher education.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Budgeting for Today's Institutions

Institutions confront unavoidable, and perhaps unsustainable, spending shifts.



Recruit & Retain (Otterbein University)

Ensuring Success for Women

The NET program focuses on the development of pathways on and beyond campus.

Calling the Question: Collaboration as Systemic Change

Collaboration between institutions - from the local to the national scale - is emerging as an efficient and politically adept way to strengthen participating colleges over the long term by making changes in common that would not be possible to contemplate alone.

cost-reduction strategies

Doing More with Less

Colleges and universities are developing cost-reduction strategies that are bringing results. Will these ideas work for your campus?

Editor's Note (The VIew From Here)

Good Partners

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Budgeting for New Demographics

Serving new student populations creates unprecedented challenges.

Recruit & Retain (University of North Georgia)

Bucking the Trend

Increasing enrollment in an era of consolidation.

Steps Towards Student Retention

Don’t assume your institution has a student retention plan in place. Instead, look at what’s working for other schools and adapt those programs to meet your own needs.

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