Uncover untold success stories in higher education! Join Robert Atkins’ podcast, “Grow Grow Grow: Stories of Success in Higher Education.” Explore enrollment growth, student outcomes, and visionary leadership. Gain insights from Melissa Morriss-Olson, George Burnett, and Matthew Crellin on faculty engagement, alternative credentials, and data-informed success. Embrace innovation, change, and the power of data.
Discover the emerging academic programs that could shake up higher education in 2023! From the Creator Economy to Energy Storage, Climate Change Adaptation, and the Science of Well-Being, these innovative emerging programs address cultural shifts, new technologies, and scientific breakthroughs that are shaping the world. Learn how early adoption of emerging programs can positively impact both students and schools, and position them for success in a changing world.
Don’t let misinformation misguide your academic program decisions! The prevalence of double-counted job postings, outdated data, and anomalies in labor market data are serious problems that could lead you down the wrong path. Don’t be deceived by bad data! Find out how to vet and clean your labor market data to avoid being misled.
Imagine plants that can sense danger, communicate with each other and even act as radio stations. The world of smart plants is here, and it’s not just a fantasy from a Disney movie. Explore the multidisciplinary growth potential for academic programs and careers in the emerging field of smart plants, from phytoremediation to the Internet of Plants and beyond. Take a leaf of faith and discover the exciting possibilities of this fascinating field.
Are you prepared for a Jumanji-like world? Rising sea levels, natural disasters, and emerging societal shifts are the new reality. As climate change effects worsen, colleges and universities must launch new programs to prepare skilled graduates for the exploding job market focused on adapting structures, institutions, and society.
Discover the key to successful academic program management: understanding student demand. Our analysis shows that this is crucial for predicting program success, and we’ll show you the three essential data metrics you need to evaluate it. Learn how to use IPEDS completions, enrollment data, and Google search volume to stay ahead of the curve, capitalize on current trends, and make informed decisions on program development and growth.
Every year, Gray features five new and emerging academic programs with high potential in our 5 Emerging Programs webinar. Get ready for our upcoming webinar with the following blog and find out why your institution should start the new year by thinking outside of the box and considering all of the possibilities!
As you go through the process of evaluating your current programs and new opportunities, you will need to decide on the best approach for your institution. You know the consequences poor decisions can create, but how do you do it better?
Declining enrollment is an issue facing community colleges across the country. According to data provided by the National Student Clearinghouse, total enrollment in associate programs fell 10% year-over-year. We took a closer look at the enrollment data, both geographically and programmatically, and it turns out, it’s not all bad news.
Having internal and external data is critical when evaluating your academic programs. If your institution looks at external market data for your academic programs, you are halfway there. But to complete a sound program evaluation, you also need to look inward at program economics and academic outcomes.