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4 Decisions CIOs Need to Make to Assume a More Strategic Role on Campus

January 25, 2023

Recently, Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research collaborated to conduct a survey of campus chief technology and information officers. One of...

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How Can Unbundling Courses Help Colleges and Universities Meet Community Needs?

January 11, 2023

There are many reasons that colleges and universities should consider unbundling their course catalogs: the great resignation, the impending...

When It Comes to Institutional Strategies: What Do CIOs and CTOs Have to Say?

January 4, 2023

To better understand the state of higher education technology, Inside Higher Ed collaborated with Hanover Research and conducted its first-e...

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Higher Education Trend Alert: Graduate School Out. Certificate Programs In.

December 14, 2022

If colleges and universities learned anything from the 2008 recession, it was that enrollment rates are inherently linked to the job market....


Ed Tech’s Take on the 2023 Top 10 IT Issues: EDUCAUSE Interviews Les Zimmerman

December 7, 2022

At the annual EDUCAUSE conference in Denver this year, EDUCAUSE released its annual Top 10 IT Issues. 2023’s list was centered around issues...


EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues for 2023, Part 2: It’s Time to Work Smart

November 30, 2022

Each year, the edtech community eagerly awaits the release of EDUCAUSE’s Top 10 IT Issues, and this year’s list did not disappoint. The list...


EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues for 2023, Part 1: Addressing the Great Resignation

November 16, 2022

It’s been almost three years since the world first learned of COVID-19, and if this year’s EDUCAUSE conference is anything to go by, higher ...

A Look Into the Gartner Report on Modernizing Higher Ed

November 9, 2022

According to one of the latest reports from Gartner®, “Modernization in Higher Education Means More Than Just Replacing Outdated Technology,...

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How Can Colleges and Universities Answer the Call for Skills-Based Learning?

November 4, 2022

Across the country, colleges and universities are seeing an increased demand for academic programs that are flexible, accessible, and short ...

Can Higher Ed Bridge the Chasm Between Education and Employment?

October 26, 2022

Investigating how the pandemic impacted college and university enrollments is its own chapter in the history books. But if the pandemic alon...

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Should Institutions Provide the Rods When Teaching Students How to Fish?

October 19, 2022

New York University made headlines recently when organic chemistry students signed a petition against their professor. The reason: Many stud...

Higher Education

Businesses Are Using Chatbots. Why Colleges and Universities Should, Too.

October 5, 2022

If it seems like nearly every website you’ve visited recently greets you with a chatbot, you’re not imagining things. There was a surge in c...

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Employer Demand for Degrees is Declining. What Does This Mean for Higher Ed?

September 28, 2022

The hot job market may be cold news, but it remains a pressing issue for HR departments in nearly every industry. As employers struggle to f...

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What Are Colleges and Universities Doing to Invest in Student Financial Success?

September 7, 2022

The importance of a college degree to career success seems to be decreasing. Employers are increasingly relying on skills-based hiring, and ...