Written by: Colleen Flaherty Published by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Professors say faculty burnout is always a real threat, but especially now, and that institutions should act before it’s too late. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about Burning Out
Written by: Rodney G. Alsup Published by: MBA News Digest Academy MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Inside Higher Ed’s takeaway from a recent Moody’s Investor Service report is the Coronavirus Pandemic will “drive innovation and growth in higher education, allowing some universities to emerge stronger with growing enrollments and revenue.” Their thinking is strength and … [Read more...] about Change These Legacy Rules & Put More Qualified Graduate Student “Butts-in-Seats”
Written by: James Vincent Published by: The Verge MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: After American University in Washington, DC made the decision to move classes online this semester in response to the pandemic, it sent teaching staff guidance about how their work would change. When Aram Sinnreich, a media professor at AU specializing in intellectual property, received the … [Read more...] about University staff are worried their recorded lectures will be used against them
Written by: The Economist Published by: The Economist MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: For students, covid-19 is making life difficult. Many must choose between inconveniently timed seminars streamed into their parents’ living rooms and inconveniently deferring their studies until life is more normal. For universities, it is disastrous. They will not only lose huge chunks of … [Read more...] about Covid-19 will be painful for universities, but also bring change
Written by: Big Ten Academic Alliance Published by: Big Ten Academic Alliance MBA News Digest Comment: Will graduate students be next? Extracted Content: The Big Ten Academic Alliance – the nation’s preeminent academic collaborative – is excited to announce the creation of a new online course sharing initiative designed to enhance the educational opportunities of its students during the … [Read more...] about Big Ten Academic Alliance Online Course Sharing Program
Written by: Dan Berrett Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The University of Arizona announced today that it has reached a deal to acquire Ashford University, a for-profit, online institution, for $1. The acquisition will result in a new nonprofit entity, called University of Arizona Global Campus, to be affiliated with the … [Read more...] about U. of Arizona Expands Reach With Acquisition of Ashford U.