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Ride-Sharing Services and Boundary-Blurring Buildings: A Vision of the Future Campus

Ride-Sharing Services and Boundary-Blurring Buildings: A Vision of the Future Campus | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How might the Internet of Things influence the physical campus in the future? A futurist weighs in.

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‘Enjoy the holiday without being extremely offensive’: Some colleges advise students on Halloween costumes

‘Enjoy the holiday without being extremely offensive’: Some colleges advise students on Halloween costumes | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

As Halloween parties begin, some colleges are trying to guide what costumes students wear.

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Discovering Hidden Barriers to Community College Enrollment and Success

Discovering Hidden Barriers to Community College Enrollment and Success | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How community college student onboarding is like a game of Chutes and Ladders—and what institutions can do to change it.

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Faculty Strike Throws Pennsylvania’s State-Owned Colleges Into ‘Organized Chaos’

Faculty Strike Throws Pennsylvania’s State-Owned Colleges Into ‘Organized Chaos’ | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Years of close calls during collective bargaining led the 14-campus system to develop contingency plans in the event of a work stoppage. The test now is how well those plans will work.

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New book makes case for reforming the faculty role and proposes model of a 'scholarly educator'

New book makes case for reforming the faculty role and proposes model of a 'scholarly educator' | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new book looks at the effect of the "adjudification" of faculty and offers models for the future that m ore intentionally design the faculty role.

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Does Performance Funding Work?

Does Performance Funding Work? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Does performance funding for higher education actually work? According to the authors of a new book on the topic, the answer is both yes and no.

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russpierson's curator insight, October 10, 2016 11:59 AM
Does it work? Yes ... And no.
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The Three Greatest Obstacles to Improving Student Success?

The Three Greatest Obstacles to Improving Student Success? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

In a recent survey, higher ed administrators and experts identified the biggest obstacles to improving student success and what they think are the most promising solutions.

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An Online Education Breakthrough? A Master’s Degree for a Mere $7,000

An Online Education Breakthrough? A Master’s Degree for a Mere $7,000 | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Georgia Tech's successful and affordable online master's degree has brought attention to a new group of people not being well--served by higher ed—older students without the time or money for a traditional master's degree.

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Small colleges face hurdles as they're pushed to change

Small colleges face hurdles as they're pushed to change | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Despite numerous challenges, small colleges are finding it difficult to change their business models. One group is working to make that easier.

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What's Causing The Increased Enrollment At HBCUs?

What's Causing The Increased Enrollment At HBCUs? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Several HBCUs are reporting record enrollment after years of decline. What's behind the increase? One theory: increased racial tension on college campuses.

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New College Rankings Are Out: NPR Ed Rates The Rankings!

New College Rankings Are Out: NPR Ed Rates The Rankings! | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

College rankings are out, but how do the rankings stack up? Which ranking is #1? NPR turns the tables and rates the rankings.

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Shadow Those Students, for Their Own Good

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Institutions often remain "provider focused" rather than "user focused." Could a user experience team help institutions change?

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Can This Board Game Prepare You For The Future Of Work?

Can This Board Game Prepare You For The Future Of Work? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

IMPACT asks players to think like futurists—anticipating change, responding to unforeseen events, and living with uncertainty.

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Leaders Who Get Change Right Know How to Listen

Want your change initiative to be successful? Start listening to your stakeholders early, often, and empathetically.

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Shared Governance, Shared Responsibility: One CAO’s Lessons Learned

Instead of dismissing faculty as an impediment to change, this school empowered faculty to learn about and respond to the external environment.

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What people did when an Ivy League professor wrote faculty of color don’t get jobs because ‘we don’t want them’

What people did when an Ivy League professor wrote faculty of color don’t get jobs because ‘we don’t want them’ | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A summary of responses to an article posted a couple of weeks ago about why faculties remain predominantly white.

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Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It

Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Strategy isn't always the hard part—implementation is. Here are 5 myths of strategy execution and how you can make sure your next strategy is a success.

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How Debates Change College Campuses

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Longwood University, which will host tonight's US vice-presidential debate, has used the debate to focus more of its curriculum on civic engagement.

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Boise State’s Innovation Guru Pushes a Start-Up Approach as a Model for Change

Boise State’s Innovation Guru Pushes a Start-Up Approach as a Model for Change | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How an innovation center allows a midtier public university to experiment with new approaches to student success.

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An Ivy League professor on why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color: ‘We don’t want them’

An Ivy League professor on why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color: ‘We don’t want them’ | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

It's not that there aren't enough faculty of color to hire, Marybeth Gasman argues.

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Collaborating to Drive Student-Centered Innovation

Collaborating to Drive Student-Centered Innovation | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Student success requires two things—clarity about who is responsible for improving student outcomes, and cross-departmental collaboration and planning.

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Meet the 16 most innovative people in higher education

Meet the 16 most innovative people in higher education | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

From student coaching to competency-based education, here's how these people are working to make college more accessible, affordable, and effective.

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