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  • Gender Equity

    January 11, 2016

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    Reflections on Advancing Women in Higher Education

    Many believe that women’s battle for gender parity in the workplace has already been won, but recent data suggest that this is far from reality. A look at why gender diversity is both vital and achievable at the highest levels of higher education.

  • Racial/Ethnic Minority Students

    January 11, 2016

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    Diversifying Diversity

    As higher education aims to reflect an ever-wider diversity of students, faculty, and leadership, what successful practices can it look to scale up? What mistakes can it learn from? What does a realistic road map for more representative diversity...

  • Faculty Issues

    October 5, 2015

    New Resources Available for Medical Schools and Colleges Navigating Career Flexibility Issues

    ​The Policy Trends at Medical Schools and Colleges toolkit, an examination of structural and cultural changes institutions can utilize to better balance professional and personal lives for faculty in academic medicine, is now available.

  • Faculty Issues

    September 30, 2015

    Free Webinar to Explore Best Practices in Faculty Retirement Transitions

    The webinar, scheduled for Oct. 15 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT), will explore topics important to institutions as faculty move toward the culminating stage of their academic career.

  • Faculty Issues

    September 14, 2015

    Retirement Transitions Conference to Focus on Issues Facing Aging Faculty and Their Institutions

    Registration is now open for Sharing the Knowledge: Navigating Retirement Transitions, a two-day meeting that will focus on issues facing aging faculty cohorts as they approach and progress to retirement.

  • Faculty Issues

    June 12, 2015

    Up Front: Summer 2015

    Seeking Engagement; A Matter of Confidence; Preventing Sexual Assault

  • March 19, 2015

    Up Front: Spring 2015

    Graduation Recession; A Welcome Decline; A for Art; Tech-Savvy or Anti-Tech?

  • Faculty Issues

    February 25, 2015

    National Challenge for Higher Education Conference Executive Summary Now Available

    An executive summary from the July 2014 National Challenge for Higher Education Conference is now available, offering examples of cost-benefit analyses, information about faculty retirement and a variety of best practices.

  • December 17, 2014

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    The (Less-) Big Picture

    Recently released figures confirm what many higher education leaders are experiencing firsthand: America’s enrollment decline is real, no matter where an institution is located. The days of reliable year-over-year growth are numbered, but colleges...

  • Innovative Practices

    December 17, 2014

    University of Cincinnati

    Growing Through the Great Contraction

    Despite a projected 7 percent drop in Ohio high school graduates overall, the University of Cincinnati’s enrollment last year broke institutional records. University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono details his institution’s successful...