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Final Presidential Innovation Lab Paper Examines Drivers of Higher Education Change

August 20, 2014

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​From the availability of digital content-delivery platforms to the abundance of data and new analytic tools, an array of advances are driving change and challenging traditional higher education models, says a new ACE paper.

Signals and Shifts in the Postsecondary Landscape is the fourth and final report stemming from the work of ACE’s Presidential Innovation Lab, an effort to explore the potential of educational innovations to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

Fourteen chief executive officers from a diverse group of colleges and universities participated in the lab, which launched last year, and was supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

“Although there is no crystal ball to help us predict which of these innovations will take hold, colleges and universities would be well-served by monitoring and openly discussing the potential ramifications of this new higher education ecosystem—and their institution’s place within it,” concludes the paper.

The first three Presidential Innovation Lab papers examined challenges to the traditional higher education business model that are driven largely by financial concerns; the potential need to redesign faculty roles; and the demographic, economic, technological and pedagogical drivers that are shaping change for students of the future.

To read those papers, click here.

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