Far fewer female high school graduates say they feel prepared to decide on a career path compared to male high school graduates, according to the second part of a national student survey, Post-Graduation Readiness Report Part II, with additional findings focused on disparities between male and female high school graduates.
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), EDUCAUSE, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help colleges and universities leverage data and analytics to advance student success.
Students need a variety of information about digital courses, including required devices and how instructors structure their virtual courses and expectations, before they enroll–but much of this information is not available prior to registration, according to results from a student focus group conducted by WCET and The Ohio State University’s Office of Technology and Digital Innovation.
It’s no secret that higher education institutions are at risk for severe cyberattacks and data theft. Last year, the New York Times highlighted the “shaky state of student privacy” in the wake of a devastating cyberattack that left the personally identifiable information (PII) of millions of students compromised.
Is the institution making the best use of its money? Are students and university stakeholders satisfied with their return on investment? Can we survive, or thrive, five to ten years from now? These are just a few of the questions keeping CFOs up at night, and rightfully so, since they are facing increasingly complex questions about their institution’s financial future.