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.
Report concludes that deep, integrated learning, which starts in K-12 and continues through higher education, requires more attention from policy makers and institutions.
Colleges fail to track adult student retention and graduation rates, survey finds. But one accreditor will now require those data. Will others follow suit?
WASC nixes Ashford University's accreditation bid, dealing blow to for-profit Bridgepoint Inc. and signaling that accreditors may take a more aggressive stance with for-profit sector.
Wisconsin is developing degree programs based on skills demonstrated, not courses completed. And it's doing so on its own instead of partnering with Western Governors University.
At celebration of land-grant universities, Bill Gates and others tell campus leaders they must use financial aid and new technology to maintain the Morrill Act's emphasis on student access and agricultural education.
Competency-based education is all the rage, except that no college has yet to go all-in. Panel discusses why, with Education Department official promising that feds won't stand in the way.
Newton's First Law of Motion – that momentum matters -- has lessons for those who seek to improve student college completion, writes Vincent Tinto.
Higher ed group's panel calls for refining, not revamping, system of quality assurance, with emphasis on transparency and independence from the government.
Western Governors U. says it will pay McGraw-Hill for course content based on how well students do with it. Pearson is also using the model.
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