UPDATED: Which States are the Best Online Markets? Reflections on New Enrollment Data

UPDATED: Which States are the Best Online Markets? Reflections on New Enrollment Data

Driven by falling high school graduate numbers and a strengthening economy, higher education enrollment has shrunk five years in a row. By contrast, enrollment in online programs continues to grow, reaching three million students in Fall 2016. But because online...
2018 Predictions for Higher Education

2018 Predictions for Higher Education

Once again, I am throwing caution to the wind with some predictions for the coming year. (For a look at my form, please see an assessment of my 2017 forecast.) Of course, predicting the future blurs what might plausibly happen with what one thinks ought to happen....
Cracking the Crystal Ball: Sizing Up the Accuracy of Our 2017 Higher Ed Predictions

Cracking the Crystal Ball: Sizing Up the Accuracy of Our 2017 Higher Ed Predictions

In January 2017, I made five predictions for the New Year: Trump will turn back the tide of for-profit school regulation Top schools will launch MOOC degrees A billionaire will found a new university ACICS, the embattled accreditor, will be reinvented A third big...