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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
June 3, 2024

The Chronicle’s Strategic-Leadership Program for Department Chairs

This June, join The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Strategic-Leadership Program for Department Chairs, a workshop in partnership with Dever Justice LLC and Ithaka S+R. The program is designed to help guide new and experienced chairs through the challenges and transformative opportunities of their role. The program includes large-format seminars, small-group collaborative workshops, and written development exercises, featuring topics including national trends in higher education, the higher ed business model, managing conflict, creating a culture of belonging, and more. Ithaka…
Upcoming Event
June 10, 2024

Colleges and Universities Working to Improve the Student Academic Experience and Outcomes

2024 Opportunity Institute

The 2024 Opportunity Institute is hosted by Georgetown University and Penn State, in collaboration with the American Talent Initiative. This annual three-day Institute, from June 10-23, brings together colleges and universities nationwide to engage in dynamic discussions and spur strategic initiatives that identify and mitigate key barriers to student success. In a virtual session, participants will have an opportunity to attend workshops, provocations, and office hours with experts; work with their teams to advance institution-specific equity projects’ and connect…
Upcoming Event
June 10, 2024

Colleges and Universities Working to Improve the Student Academic Experience and Outcomes

2024 Opportunity Institute

The 2024 Opportunity Institute is hosted by Georgetown University and Penn State, in collaboration with the American Talent Initiative. This annual three-day Institute brings together colleges and universities nationwide to engage in dynamic discussions and spur strategic initiatives that identify and mitigate key barriers to student success. Participants will have an opportunity to attend workshops, provocations, and office hours with experts; work with their teams to advance institution-specific equity projects’ and connect with colleagues from a wide range of institutions…
Upcoming Event
June 12, 2024

Adult Re-Engagement with FAFSA and Higher Education

As the population of adults with some college but no credential (SCNC) continues to increase, institutions are turning their attention toward reengaging and reenrolling this key segment of the market. Expanding access for adult learners is vital to meeting enrollment goals and also key to meeting workforce needs and equipping adult learners with SCNC with the skills and credentials necessary for the most in-demand and rewarding jobs. While some challenges to returning are well-known—family obligations, work requirements, stranded credits—sometimes, a…
Upcoming Event
June 24, 2024

Benefits of Summer Engagement and Transition Support for Incoming First-Year Students

Insights From the Kessler Scholars Program

First-generation students often enter college with limited knowledge of that environment. Targeted summer programs that introduce campus resources, build community, and prepare these students for college can foster belonging and ease the college transition. In this session at NASPA’s 2024 First-Generation Student Success Conference, staff at Bates College and the University of Dayton will share their experiences of implementing summer programs for Kessler Scholars, and leaders from Ithaka S+R and the Kessler Scholars Collaborative will share the benefits of…
Upcoming Event
June 25, 2024

Library Technologies

Join Roger Schonfeld, Ithaka S+R Vice President, Organizational Strategy and Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums, and members of the SCONUL Horizons Strategy Group to explore the evolving landscape on library technologies on June 25 from 1:30 – 3:00pm. The webinar marks the launch of a new project considering the community’s relationship with its suppliers in the context of the increasing vertical and horizontal integration of the provider markets, and growing pressure on library budgets in the UK. The project will be…
Upcoming Event
July 16, 2024

The Library and Institutional Success

The Chronicle of Higher Education and Ithaka S+R are partnering to provide library leaders a professional development program tailored to their unique challenges and goals. This two-week virtual program is designed to empower participants to develop their leadership skills and drive institutional success. The first week of this program will offer librarians a chance to dive into three core seminars. These high-level, large-format seminars will include insights on national trends, the higher ed business model, and the library’s role in institutional initiatives.
Upcoming Event
July 20, 2024

The Role of Trustees in Risk Oversight: What Leaders Need to Know

NACUBO 2024

Today’s higher education issues highlighted throughout media sources range from enrollment declines, to diminished trust, business model challenges, and questions about the value of a college education. When a serious risk event occurs, key stakeholders, including students, parents, alumni, the community, and regulators, inevitably ask: Where were the trustees? Were they aware of these risks? Did they exercise proper oversight? In a session at NACUBO 2024 Annual Meeting in Chicago, trustee and administrator panelists will discuss their views on communicating…
Upcoming Event
September 8, 2024

Why Is College So Expensive and What Can We Do About It?

It’s no secret that higher education costs have skyrocketed in recent years presenting serious challenges for students, families, and policymakers alike. This presentation at the Council for Opportunity in Education’s TRIO Turns 60 Annual Conference will delve into the intricate factors propelling the high cost of higher education, offering insights into the underlying dynamics shaping the landscape. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of key drivers such as administrative bloat, declining state funding, and the proliferation of non-academic services.