The APCU has compiled a list of strategic and tactical resources that can help to inform your planning and decision-making related to the re-opening of your campus for the fall and beyond. This information will be updated as new information from multiple sources becomes available. Please check back on a regular basis for items that can support your work.
Sunday, December 20 2020
Hybrid learning has been an essential part of many institutions' COVID response, but it's not the full story. Here's 5 articles exploring key considerations for higher education through the pandemic and beyond. Sponsored by Microsoft, the articles include, Envisioning the Future of Higher Ed in a Post-Pandemic World; Top IT Issues for an Uncertain Future; and 15 Trends Shaping the Future of Higher Education. Access
Tuesday, December 15 2020
"A disturbing number of prospective students (one in six respondents) appear to be near the point of giving up on the idea of attending a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall,” notes a student poll published by Art & Science Group. Further, “an additional two-thirds of graduating seniors are currently concerned that they may have to change their first-choice school due to COVID-19.” During the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout, what can enrollment managers do to maximize recruitment and retention at institutions of higher education? Access.
Friday, December 04 2020
This report includes a series of interactive charts that explore recent US higher education data and trends. The aim is to understand how these trends may shape leaders’ decision-making and to raise questions for further investigation. We have used publicly available data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), and Higher Education Demand Index (HEDI). Unless noted, we have looked at all active four-year and two-year institutions. Access.
Sunday, November 15 2020
Many university boards have not revised their governance models in decades and struggle to deliver on their mission. To update their current operating model, boards can focus on three best practices. Access.
Wednesday, October 28 2020
The law firm of Stevens & Lee and the APCU strategic partner Academic Innovators have developed a series of complimentary on-demand webinars for APCU presidents that address strategic alternatives for institutions of higher education. You are invited to access the three webinars released to date by clicking on the 'Access' link below. When prompted, use the password 'APCU2020' to access the content. Future webinars will be made available upon their release. Access.
- Campus Technology: Beyond Hybrid
- Dynamic Campus: Recruitment & Retention During the COVID-19 Crisis
- McKinsey: Higher education enrollment: Inevitable decline or online opportunity?
- McKinsey: Shaping university boards for 21st century higher education in the US
- Academic Innovators and Stevens & Lee: Strategic Alternatives for Private Colleges and Universities