Blog: Higher Ed GammaSome revolutions take place with all the stealth and subtlety of 4th of July fireworks. But others take place silently, and when they’re over, their triumph is so invisible and so complete it’s as if…

Over the past year, colleges and universities have gained valuable experience collecting, analyzing and disseminating data. They initiated much of this work in response to the devastating impact of the global health crisis and the…

Blog: Higher Ed GammaImagine a latter-day Rip Van Winkle fell asleep in 1957 and awoke (like the original Rip) 20 years later.  His now aged friends would relate incredible tales: Of sit-ins, teach-ins, love-ins, of campus…

Blog: Learning InnovationThe Inequality Machine: How College Divides Us by Paul Tough Published in September of 2019. I've been trying to figure out how I missed Paul Tough's The Inequality Machine until now. The book is…

Image: Freeman Hrabowski made headlines last month when he announced his plan to retire. After three decades as president at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Hrabowski will step down at the end of the academic…

Image: An Alameda County Superior Court judge has ordered the University of California, Berkeley, to freeze student enrollment. The highly unusual order more specifically directs the university to “suspend any further increases in student enrollment at…

Higher education, like every industry, embraced digital transformation (DX) when COVID-19 forced universities and colleges to pivot to remote work and online learning. EDUCAUSE defines DX as the process of optimizing an institution’s operations, strategic direction and value…

Blog: Higher Ed Gamma Our colleague Steven Mintz has been posting regularly in this column about how to improve teaching quality and effectiveness by systematically bringing to scale many of the innovations in Teaching and Learning which already exist within…