Here’s a striking statistic: while most Chief Business Officers (CBOs) believe higher education is in the midst of a financial crisis, these CBOs are less likely to outsource than they are to revise tenure policies and promote early retirement for faculty, according to the 2016 Survey of College and University Business Officers.

And it’s no wonder.

For many in academia, the idea of outsourcing coincides with a very real fear of predatory financial models and relinquishing control of their institution to companies who may not truly honor their history, their roots, their work, and their mission. Yet in the changing terrain of...

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About the Author:

Dr. Cherron Hoppes is the Chief Academic Officer at Helix Education and previously served as dean of undergraduate programs for the Ageno School of Business at Golden Gate University. She holds a doctorate of education (Ed.D.) with a specialization in higher education administration.