9 higher ed trends to watch in 2019

Looking back at 2018 and ahead to the new year, we’ve outlined nine trends expected to shape 2019 as higher ed leaders respond to an always changing, and often challenging, playing field.

  1. Capital campaigns will get more ambitious

  2. Many of those big gifts will come strings

  3. Colleges will feel pressure to prove graduates are job-ready

  4. The college presidency will be a revolving door

  5. New credentials will flood the market

  6. For-profits will seek new business models

  7. OPMs will play a big role as colleges expand online

  8. Colleges will hone data use to improve outcomes

  9. AR and VR experiments will continue, but scale will remain elusive

-Ben Unglesbee

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