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Imagine you are at a higher education conference and several attendees from IBM take the stage. They have big news. They announce that they have developed something called the University and College Information System— student information systems that promise to...read more
This is Part 2 of The College Enrollment Paradox. Read Part 1 here.In part 1 of this series, we wrote about the 7% increase in college enrollment among public and private nonprofit four-year schools over the past decade despite a 10% decline in first-time, full-time...read more
Just three years ago, in 2016, the Eduventures Higher Education Technology Landscape featured 518 products across 40 segments. In the 2019 report—published this past Thursday—we feature 423 products across 42 segments, a 22% reduction. Some of these changes have to do...read more
“Do you want fries with that?” This has long been the signature joke to poke fun at the career development and opportunities—or perceived lack thereof—of humanities and social science majors. While it’s true that these students don’t have career paths readily laid out...read more
The old adage that nothing is certain but death and taxes is due for an update. We’re now assured that the arrival of a new academic calendar invariably sparks renewed debate over the merits, or lack thereof, of online program management (OPM) companies and OPM...read more
The landscape for undergraduate enrollment isn’t fair. Some institutions get all the students while others struggle to make enrollment. Certainly, regional markets for first-time undergraduates are heavily influenced by geo-demography. But geo-demography isn’t the...read more
The current state of the U.S. MBA market can best be compared to your average glacier: large, slowly decreasing in size, and leaving a mark when it recedes. Still, MBA programs make up the greatest number of any single type of master’s degree program and enroll the...read more
Amazon Prime Day came and went on July 15th, and by most accounts, it left smiling faces around the globe. But just a few days before this annual shop-a-thon, Amazon announced a gift of its own: a pledge to [inlinetweet prefix="RT @EduventuresInc: Amazon plans to"...read more
About 10 years ago, recruitment marketers were debating the merits of reaching prospects on social media. Did this new channel present a promising opportunity for texting in recruitment? Or was it too intrusive?Today, we are hearing a similar debate around texting in...read more
Most conversations about integration hinge on the belief that technology solutions, once integrated, will share a data flow seamlessly so that users can access and use all data held within the integrated products. Unfortunately, this belief conflates data shareability...read more