The 18 fellows in the 2020 Rising Higher Education Leaders Fellowship cohort tackled a wide range of issues in their capstone projects, reflecting the diversity of institutions and professional experiences of the participants. Several fellows deeply examined student success at their institutions, specifically focusing on equity issues. Others made recommendations for improving campus sustainability, building stronger online programs, and adjusting graduate tuition rates.
Partnership will accelerate the education company’s ability to innovate and advance educational outcomes.
Disability accommodations by definition are changes to non-essential components in a given environment. Moving forward, we need to ask ourselves whether a testing component, for example, is “non-essential” and why we continue certain practices if the practices result in separation or segregation.
At EAB, we are partnering with regional cohorts of community colleges and four-year institutions in our Moon Shot for Equityinitiativeto close equity gaps in their region by 2030. Watch the video to learn why leaders of our first region, Southwestern Wisconsin, chose to partner with EAB on Moon Shot.
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Experts discuss institutional changes community colleges need to make to reverse enrollment declines and serve their communities more fully.
While conducting my research I found many risk factors that can influence the equity gap including pre-college (financial factors, college prep), student experience (feelings of belonging, college transition), and academics (advising, rigor). Multiple resources noted that peer-to-peer mentoring programs increase first year engagement and ease both the academic and social transition to college.
My capstone project was focused on Goal 2: Graduate Education and Lifetime Learning, which includes a strategic imperative focused on providing robust educational offerings and delivery methods that includes baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate micro-credentials, short-term learning modules, professional licensure workshops, and enrichment opportunities to accelerate career fulfillment and enhance personal development and wellbeing.
Fully online undergraduate programs are now at the forefront of revenue innovation. To maximize the potential of the online offerings, optimizing retention rates is important for both the sustained success of the program as well as revenue generation.
While the evolution of strategic planning has continued, so too has the lack of strategic execution. Two primary reasons why strategic plans fail are an organization’s lack of commitment and vision or failure to identify and measure appropriate metrics of success.