The terms agreed upon. The new program announced. The budget approved. And then … everything changes.
When college or university funding gets cut or seems to evaporate, our first action is reaction. Austerity. Cut costs. Stop new initiatives. Do more with less. But for higher education, changes in funding can be opportunities … if you’re doing integrated planning. If you’re looking to the future, thinking strategically, and crossing boundaries, a change in funding doesn’t mean you stop doing. It means you start doing something else.
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An Analysis of Closed Colleges and Universities
When a college or university closes, experts and pundits will cite any number of reasons why. But what does the data say? Ensure your institution doesn’t meet the same fate by learning the internal and external factors—enrollment, management, demographics, etc.—that recently closed colleges and universities have in common.
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