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.


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.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Things I've Learned 2014

Reflections on learning, taking risks, trust and remembering what matters.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The Student as Consumer

Institutions must focus on students’ growing expectations.



equestrian higher ed studies

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

The Winner's Circle

A new program on the campus of Long Island University taps into an equestrian legacy to prepare students for careers in a burgeoning industry.

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.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

At What Cost?

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 (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?

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

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