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The Presidency

Summer 2015

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On The Cover

Mark Toner

​As dire as enrollment, tuition discounting, and other trends are, colleges and universities of every type and size are meeting their challenges with innovative adaptations and solutions to ensure financial stability for years to come.

 

Features

  • Q&A

    Q&A: How to Engage Younger Alumni

    Patricia B. House

    Alumni under 35 are the most challenging demographic for advancement offices to reach. Patricia B. House, senior VP at Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc., offers tips and best practices to productively engage this elusive pool of graduates.

  • man with empty pockets

    The Highly Endangered Higher Education Business Model (and How to Fix It)

    Mark Toner

    As dire as enrollment, tuition discounting, and other trends are, colleges and universities of every type and size are meeting their challenges with innovative adaptations and solutions to ensure financial stability for years to come.

  • man walking a tightrope in dress shoes

    Adapting to Challenges

    Philip G. Rogers

    The financial challenges facing the nation’s more than 4,000 colleges and universities call for more than just cost cutting and creative revenue ideas—they call for adaptive leadership.

  • houses built with blocks

    Small Private Colleges Are Viable—and Vital

    Richard Ekman

    The announcement that Sweet Briar College (VA) will close this year is unfortunate. But it does not signal the demise of most small colleges.

  • President Catharine Bond Hill of Vassar College (NY)

    Income Inequality and Higher Education

    Catharine Bond Hill

    In this web exclusive, President Catharine Bond Hill of Vassar College (NY) discusses increased income inequality in America and the effect on access to higher education.

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