Better by the Numbers
Better by the Numbers explores the use of data to increase transparency, accountability and improvement in higher education. Guests include Robert Kelchen of Seton Hall University, Sally Johnstone of NCHEMS, Michelle Asha Cooper of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, Archie P. Cubarrubia of Miami Dade College, and Stephanie A. Bond Huie of The University of Texas System.
The State of State Higher Ed
“The State of State Higher Ed” explores higher ed issues from national and state vantage points. Guests include Jeremy Anderson of Education Commission of the States, Melissa Henderson of Educate Texas, Kenyatta Lovett of Complete Tennessee, and Michele Siqueiros of Campaign for College Opportunity.
Beyond Office Hours: High-Impact Advising
“Beyond Office Hours: High-Impact Advising” explores the importance of undergraduate advising in improving student outcomes. Guests from The Boston Consulting Group, Georgia State University, Florida State University, and Montgomery County Community College discuss emerging research on the ROI of advising reforms, promising institutional strategies, and where advising is heading.
New Presidents on Leadership, Innovation & Student Success
From the 2018 American Council on Education (ACE) meeting, “New Presidents on Leadership, Innovation & Student Success” explores the challenges and opportunities of modern college presidencies. José Luis Cruz, Mary Papazian and Scott Ralls engage in a conversation about what it means be a college president in 2018, and how the position has evolved over time.
Achieving Equity in Higher Ed
From the 2018 American Council on Education (ACE) meeting, “Achieving Equity in Higher Ed” explores the concept of equity in and beyond college. Guests Ruth Simmons, Joseph Castro, Lorelle Espinosa, and Freeman Hrabowski discuss what equity means for institutions, students, presidential leadership, and public policy.
Presidential Leadership in Challenging Times
From the 2018 American Council on Education (ACE) meeting, “Presidential Leadership in Challenging Times” explores current and emerging challenges. Guests Ted Mitchell, Margaret Spellings, and Ángel Cabrera discuss higher education issues, including demographic changes, demands for greater accountability, diminishing resources, and declining public support.
Online’s Bottom Line
"Online’s Bottom Line" previews a study, now released, from Arizona State University and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on the return-on-investment for digital learning programs at six diverse institutions. Guests examine the promise of digital learning programs in increasing access, improving student success outcomes and affordability, and lowering operational costs, and discuss best practices in the field.
Bridging K-12 & Higher Ed: The Gates Foundation View
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Bob Hughes, director of K-12 Education, and Dan Greenstein, director of Postsecondary Success, discuss efforts to scale innovative postsecondary policies and practices, a “refreshed” K-12 strategy, and bridging K-12 and higher ed.