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Eduventures Summit 2020 June 3-5, Boston, MA Last week, Eduventures published its most recent study of prospective adult learners, the 2020 Adult Prospect Research Report™. While it confirms that demand for affordability and flexibility remain high, it also identifies...read more
“America is facing a workforce crisis with implications for economic competitiveness and national defense,” according to STEMconnector’s recent report covering the tech skills gap. “Some estimate up to 2.4 million STEM jobs go unfilled.” While traditional colleges and...read more
Question: How will employers fill the growing vacancies for jobs requiring middle-skills – those needing at least a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree, accounting for about 24% of the U.S. workforce?Answer: Not through LinkedIn.For Frank Britt, CEO...read more
How do you know when student onboarding is successful in your institution? Well, they are the ones who enroll next semester, right? That’s a terrible and ghoulish joke. You should know because you carefully shepherded them through the transition from admissions to...read more
Recruiters of transfer students know all too well that the application is often the first point of contact with these prospects. This does not leave much time to build strong relationships. What’s more, according to Eduventures 2019 Transfer Student Research™ Report,...read more
Every year I stick my neck out and make some higher education predictions, and 12 months later I review how I did.read more
In December, I am often asked to comment on the “theme” of the past year. For that I turn to you, our readers, who drop clues about what you care most about each week when you read our Wake-Up Calls. Your answer? Enrollment, enrollment, enrollmentread more
It’s that time of year again. As has become an end-of-year tradition at Eduventures, we asked five of our analysts to reflect on a single question: “What did you learn this year?”Some answers identify truly break-through moments in our understanding of the student...read more
Every year I make three predictions for higher education in the year ahead (look out for my 2020 predictions in early January). In this Wake-Up Call, we review whether my 2019 higher education predictions proved accurate or missed the mark.Back in January, I predicted...read more
2019 IPEDS data shows Master’s programs now make up nearly 16% of completions across all levels of U.S. higher education. For several years, this market has been the primary sector of growth for many institutions—led in large part by the development of online...read more