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.
The booklet's publication was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard.
Education Department leaders huddle with hotshots of higher education "disruption" and college leaders to talk about encouraging innovation.
U.S., Canada and European higher ed groups object to prospect that OECD's worldwide measure will be used to rank countries.
The credit hour wasn't supposed to measure learning, for good reason, according to a new report, which recommends how to revise or even drop the standard without leading to abuse.
Saylor Foundation's 240 free online courses now offer a pathway to college credit, thanks to new partnerships with Excelsior College and StraighterLine. But will students follow that path?
Significant changes, based on true assessment, are going on right now, led by the profession, writes Linda Darling-Hammond, who urges critics to check out what's really happening.
Departures and a reorganization at the National Center for Education Statistics stir fears the feds are less focused on higher ed data. Not so, says the center's commissioner.
The awarding of academic credit for prior learning expands in higher education, but the process remains misunderstood and controversial. A look at students who've given it a whirl.
Two accounting organizations release a report on how to update the curriculum and promote diversity.
The recent decision by the Western regional accreditor to make public all of its institutional reports is an important signal of greater transparency in higher education, write Andrew P. Kelly and Mark Schneider.
"Millennial" donors need to be reached through online and smartphone-accessible campaigns that provide tangible explanations of what impact their donations will have.
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