Enrollment slipping?

Many colleges and universities are experiencing a decline in enrollment. Often, we look to external causes, shrug, and make spending cuts to compensate for the lost revenue without taking the time to analyze the problem with the specific intention of identifying any...

Accreditation: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

ACCREDITATION:  College administrators generally know what accreditation is and why it is important, but new administrators will benefit from the brief primer of this complex process in higher education. The following article is intended as a primer for those not...

Accreditation as Narrative

ACCREDITATION:  The first time you experience the accreditation process, it seems almost mystical.  The institution goes through an extensive period of self-examination, an accreditation review team visits the school, and the accrediting organization either approves...

Why College Administrators Should Consider Social Networks

The challenge to blogging more often is finding dynamic, thought provoking, and relevant information, because that is my personal commitment to those who follow my blog. Since I am hot on the trail of improving my social media marketing skills, it should not be too...

Books, Movies, and Trailers

Would you agree there are few things more disappointing than reading a very good book then being disappointed by the movie version? As a reader, I have a certain expectation about what the movie will be like after I have read the book (or vice versa). When the two do...