Colleges and universities are growing accustomed to hearing the prognosis: the financially unsustainable business model, declining state funding, increasing competition for a shrinking population of college-aged students… you know the list. But there is simultaneously so much to feel encouraged by — indeed many schools are thriving, new populations are gaining access to education and so much more. Plus there is always the opportunity to better deliver on your institution’s mission. As administrators and their budgets get stretched, creativity and determination prevail. This article recognizes that important idea, and looks at an operating model that can not only increase operational efficiencies, but also make a school more effective.
This is an excerpt from an article published by Spaces4Learning. Read the full piece.