It is easy to think that the history of higher education is irrelevant to the challenges that today’s colleges and universities face... [T]he history of higher education is filled with important lessons for those interested in envisioning the future of postsecondary education. Let’s look at 11 lessons.
Just five years ago, higher education as we knew it appeared headed toward a precipice.
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If post-secondary education is to serve as an engine of social mobility, equality, and economic growth, the report contends, the country needs to expand access to affordable learning opportunities not constrained by traditional barriers of time and place.
At a time when public skepticism about the value of a college degree has intensified – when there are growing doubts about undergraduate engagement and learning – it is more important than ever for institutions to document the knowledge, skills, and abilities that college graduates have acquired.
Through the collaboration with Salesforce and Salesforce.org, UTx’s team, which includes instructional designers and technology experts, will develop software and digital tools that support students on their academic and professional journeys and increase student success, one of UT System’s nine Quantum Leaps.
The biomedical sciences undergraduate program at UTRGV is the first of nine competency-based degrees and certificates that the UT system is rolling out across regional campuses. The new “experimental sites,” as the university...