Category: Higher Education

college admissions professionals looking at analytics, colleges and universities are concerned about how the competition for new applicants will affect revenue growth
Dec 26, 2019
Colleges and Universities Will See Reduced Revenue Growth in Competitive Higher Education Market

Colleges and universities are concerned about how the competition for new applicants will affect revenue growth. Currently, the slowdown in high school graduates is creating a shrinking applicant pool for colleges to fight over.  As the battle for top students intensifies, many colleges and universities are concerned about how the competition for new applicants will […]

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Dec 19, 2019
How Urban Colleges and Universities are Encouraging Civic Engagement

Learn how higher education institutions in urban settings are proving their social worth through civic engagement. Colleges and universities have always had a major impact on their surrounding communities.  As these institutions are typically major employers and property owners, it is easy to see why.  Additionally, many schools located in highly-populated areas are taking things […]

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piggy bank surrounded by money, nearly all state flagship institutions are unaffordable for low- and middle-income students
Dec 12, 2019
Report Finds Major Affordability Gaps at Flagship Universities

New report finds that nearly all state flagship institutions are unaffordable for low- and middle-income students. Oftentimes, flagship institutions are the most academically rigorous and selective public college option in their states.  As such, they must be accessible to all residents and offer financial support to students who experience economic hardship.  However, cuts in state […]

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family looking at rankings, changing its ranking criteria for evaluating schools
Dec 05, 2019
Understanding the Changes Made to U.S. News’ 2020 College Rankings

U.S. News responds to critics by changing its ranking criteria for evaluating schools. Recently, U.S. News & World Report released its college rankings for 2020.  This new ranking included a number of changes in how the schools were assessed.  But what were these changes, and why were they significant?  Here’s what you need to know […]

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child holding a globe, THE World University Rankings for 2020.
Nov 26, 2019
Australian Universities Shine in THE World University Rankings for 2020

THE World University Rankings for 2020 include 11 Australian universities. Driven by a new wave of research funding and an influx of international students, Australian universities have performed better than ever before in the THE World University Rankings for 2020.  In fact, a record 11 Australian universities have entered the top 200 of this year’s […]

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration forms, higher education institutions are looking for lasting solutions to these ongoing issues
Nov 21, 2019
Important Issues that Higher Education Will Deal with this Year

Higher education institutions are looking for lasting solutions to these ongoing issues. As colleges and universities look forward to the 2019/2020 school year, there are several serious concerns to address.  From enrollment to immigration to funding, higher education institutions are looking for lasting solutions to these ongoing issues. Reduced Enrollment Projections suggest that there will […]

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man signing letter, Congress to provide permanent protection for Dreamers
Nov 14, 2019
Colleges and Universities Across the Country Band Together to Protect Dreamers

Hundreds of higher education institutions sign letter asking Congress to provide permanent protection for Dreamers. In an effort to shield their students, over 600 college and university presidents have signed a letter asking Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that would extend permanent protection for Dreamers.  The letter urges Congress to take action ahead of the […]

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man using microscope in lab, higher education report on science and engineering
Oct 31, 2019
Overview of Science and Engineering in Higher Education

Higher education report on science and engineering. The fields of science and engineering are becoming increasingly popular in higher education institutions throughout the country.  For reference, science and engineering is defined to include the fields of astronomy, chemistry, physics, atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, ocean sciences, mathematics and statistics, computer sciences, agricultural sciences, biological sciences, psychology, […]

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new college grad at interview, graduate starting salaries
Oct 24, 2019
College Graduates Experience Little Growth in Their Starting Salaries in 2018

Key points from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) report on graduate starting salaries. Recently, NACE released a report documenting trends in graduate starting salaries.  According to the report, NACE found that there has been little growth in the average starting salary since 2015.  In fact, annual growth has been stunted, remaining at […]

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elderly couple at work, implications of a rapidly aging higher education workforce
Oct 17, 2019
The Impact of an Aging Higher Education Workforce

Understanding the implications of a rapidly aging higher education workforce. Currently, about one-third of higher education staff in the U.S. is over the age of 55.  In order to understand the implications of a rapidly aging higher education workforce, CUPA-HR conducted a study on the challenges that college and universities will likely face in the […]

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