A pair of announcements made in February by the Department of Education (Department) is raising the alarm for companies that provide a wide range of outsourced software and services, and the institutions that rely on them.
Adult Learner Demand Archive
Like the rest of the higher education community, we share in Michigan State’s sadness and grief as it grapples with last week’s tragedy. After traumatic events like these, students report increased anxiety, tension, and insecurity—an impact the university will no doubt contend with in months and years to come.
Historically, online strategy has happened at the course or program level—often reduced to putting campus-based programs online to reach more students and counteract struggling enrollments. But today the line between online and on-campus students is blurring. The assumption that these modalities appeal to entirely separate audiences may soon become outdated.
In Part 1 of my annual predictions post I forecast no enrollment boosting recession in 2023. How should colleges respond?
My three 2023 predictions offer a big picture take on ways forward. The first concerns the economy and its impact on higher education.
In the early days of 2022—buffeted by a few “small” things such as Omicron, massive federal stimulus, roaring inflation, an acute labor shortage, and a sky-high stock market—I fearlessly made three predictions for higher education, something I do every year.