Assessment and Accountability
March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.
On April 14, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. View the webinar here.The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.
"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.
The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.
This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.
And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.
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Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College, raising questions about where to draw the line in online partnerships between colleges and technology companies.
Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.
Washington is gearing up for the next round of fights over for-profit colleges, with student veterans and gainful employment getting top billing.
Faculty members at Iowa's 3 public universities must demonstrate learning outcomes and report on how students achieve them. Proponents see "continuous improvement," while critics see paperwork.
Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.
Diverse group of 18 institutions, with Gates's backing, releases new set of metrics to measure colleges' performance and return on investment.
Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.
College associations create system to convey more information on completion than is provided by federal report.
Congressional panel hears from accreditors and their critics, and appears to sympathize with the latter.
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
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