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News Items from the Week of February 23, 2018

International Government will start phasing in free higher education in 2018, Cyril Ramaphosa says | President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed to phasing in fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working-class students starting in 2018. Lessons from Asia on road to world-class universities | The debate around …

Institutional Research Turns 100-Years Old This Year | Part 9

Cover | Outsourcing Student Success

Cover | Outsourcing Student Success

Aided by the largess of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Association for Institutional Research launched an initiative in 2014, “Improving & Transforming Institutional Research in Postsecondary Education.” Addressing the critical assessment of the profession in the report by the National Association of System Heads (NASH) (Part 8), the …

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News Items from the Week of February 16, 2018

International Higher education and the new doctrine of vocation | [A] detailed report published this month by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)…investigates “the relationship between the extent to which a subject is vocational and the employment outcomes of its graduates”. HEFCE, which draws on data released last …

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News Items from the Week of February 9, 2018

International The Data-Enabled Executive: Using Analytics for Student Success and Sustainability [ACE paper, Dec. 2017] | Like it or not, colleges and universities are facing considerable threats to their continued existence, and the pressure to use data will only grow from this point on. Leaders will need to be well …

Cover | Outsourcing Student Success

Institutional Research Turns 100-Years Old This Year | Part 8

With near unanimity, American scholars of higher education as a field of study redefined the profession of institutional research as applied research to support decision-making at one particular institution and as a rule did not contribute to generalizable knowledge about higher education or higher education administration. For presidents and provosts …

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