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Catharine Bond Hill,  John B. King, Jr.  and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

Catharine Bond Hill, John B. King, Jr. and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

Upcoming Event
March 7, 2024

Serving Those Who’ve Served: Enrolling & Graduating Veterans

SXSW EDU 2024 Session

Veterans are significantly underrepresented at the colleges and universities with the highest graduation rates, despite being well-qualified to attend. The benefit of a bachelor’s degree for the student is clear, but for these institutions, enrolling veterans also provides numerous benefits, including the opportunity to increase diversity, expand the enrollment pipeline, and receive federal financial assistance from GI Bill funds. This session at SXSW EDU 2024 will highlight best practices, from both the administrator and student perspective, for enrolling, supporting,…
Upcoming Event
March 5, 2024

Empowering Incarcerated Learners through Technology Solution

SXSW EDU 2024 Session

The reintroduction of Pell Grants to incarcerated learners and recent spread of technology-supported learning call us to explore how tech supports higher education in prison (HEP) programs. While tech has power and potential to help HEP learners succeed, it must be used carefully. On March 5 at 2:30-3:30pm CT, a SXSW EDU panel featuring Ithaka S+R Managing Director Catharine Bond Hill will explore the HEP tech landscape, which is largely shaped by state-level policies. It spotlights two organizations: one…
Upcoming Event
March 5, 2024

Shark Tank: Edu Edition

SXSW EDU 2024 Session

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ninth annual pitch-a-thon pays homage to the TV show, but with a twist. The panel of experts bring a mix of viewpoints—from a journalist, a college-president-turned-equity expert, and an entrepreneur—weighing in on transformative ideas from contestants representing new companies, nonprofits, and big dreamers for improving the college experience. Panelists include Goldie Blumenstyk (The Chronicle of Higher Education), Catharine Bond Hill (Ithaka S+R), and Paul Freedman (Guild Education). Learn more about the panel, on…
Upcoming Event
March 6, 2024

Unpacking Emerging Threats to the Culture of Learning and Academic Libraries

Ithaka S+R’s Roger Schonfeld will participate in the closing keynote panel at Camp ER&L, on March 6 at 11:00am – 12:00pm, alongside panelists John Chrastka, Kathleen McEvoy, and Nancy Kirkpatrick. Closing Keynote Panel The dangers making headlines for school libraries and public libraries are beginning to impact academic institutions and their content and technology providers. State-level threats to academic libraries come from mandated shifts from the social sciences and the humanities to STEM at state-funded universities, the elimination of…
Upcoming Event
March 14, 2024

Improving Accreditation through NACIQI Oversight

At the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference on March 14, 2024, Ithaka S+R’s Bethany Lewis will present findings from a qualitative study examining the relationship between the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) and individual higher education accrediting organizations, with a focus on meaningful ways NACIQI can influence accreditors’ behaviors that may lead to improved student outcomes. Learn more about the conference.
Upcoming Event
March 22, 2024

Breaking Boundaries: Is Open Access Truly Open to All?

Karger in Conversation

Ithaka S+R’s Roger Schonfeld will participate in a thought-provoking panel discussion that aims to critically examine whether open access, despite its advancements, is only halfway towards achieving its goals. By exploring how knowledge can be both accessible an understandable beyond academic spheres, the panel hopes to initiate a dialogue that will shape the next steps in the open access and open science movement. The webinar will also address topics including: Assessing the extent to which open access reaches diverse global…
Upcoming Event
April 24, 2024

A Report from the Future

STM US Conference 2024

At the annual STM US Conference in Washington DC, Roger Schonfeld and Tracy Bergstrom will share insights and findings from the latest Ithaka S+R report on The Second Digital Transformation of Scholarly Publishing, unpacking strategic context and shared infrastructure. The session will take place on Wednesday April 24, 2024 at 10:15-10:45am. See the full conference schedule to learn more.