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Higher Education Employee Engagement

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Engaged faculty and staff are emotionally and psychologically committed to their work, creating more opportunities for student success.

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16% of college graduates who visited their career services office report the office was very helpful.

College presidents say they value teaching and student service, but they are not incentivizing faculty to pursue these roles. "Publish or perish" is undermining student success and the mission of higher education.

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The Ritz-Carlton is a model for colleges and universities -- but not in the way you think.

By emphasizing experiential learning and support before graduation, universities can potentially increase alumni attachment to their alma mater.

Opinions on issues facing higher education

Americans have lost track of the fundamentals of education. We measure grades and graduation rates, but are we measuring all of the things that we value? It's not all explained by test scores.

Worldwide, higher education is linked to higher levels of employment and life evaluation. But the most recent evidence suggests that the link between higher education and graduates' workplace readiness may be broken.

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For universities to survive in the coming decades, they'll have to differentiate their institutions from the pack.

Higher education leaders must rethink their schools' purpose, brand and culture -- and establish unique values focused on outcomes.