Top Ten List for Online Distance Education Students

Top Ten List for Online Distance Education Students

Over six million higher education students in the US take at least one course online.[1] Distance education, like its counterpart in the classroom, should deliver, through instructors, the best opportunity to learn possible. Providing a positive online experience can...

Should a University President Teach?

Should a University President Teach?

I have spent more than 38 years of my professional life in Christian higher education, the first 33 years of that time in administration, before moving into my current consultative role in semi-retirement.  Looking back on my varied professional experiences, I again...

Conference Profile:  Association of Christian Librarians

Conference Profile: Association of Christian Librarians

Last Updated:  5/13/19 Upcoming Conference Date, Location, Airport June 10–13, 2019 Marion, IN – Indiana Wesleyan University The Ft Wayne airport is closer, but the Indianapolis airport is usually cheaper.  Of course, time and expense to go from Indianapolis needs to...

How New Student Debt Metrics Will Impact Your School

How New Student Debt Metrics Will Impact Your School

Why are repayment rates and median debt loads so prevalent in the discussion of higher education outcomes?  More importantly, what will it mean for your school?  With $1.5 trillion in student loans currently outstanding, the focus on student debt loads and the...

SOGI Students on Our Campus: What do we do?

SOGI Students on Our Campus: What do we do?

SOGI Students on our Campus?  Where did they come from?  Why did they come to a school like ours? They may have come from your church and may have chosen your school because it is a Christian campus.  We hear more and more about Sexual Orientation Gender Identity...

Higher Ed Trends for Enrollment, Finance, Compliance …

Higher Ed Trends for Enrollment, Finance, Compliance …

While the higher education industry is large and complex, several trends are affecting schools of all types and sizes. Faith-based higher education institutions are not immune to these trends, which include: Soft net tuition growth Expense growth that exceeds revenue...

8 Traits of Successful Grant Writers

8 Traits of Successful Grant Writers

Grant writing success comes with experience. Done well, it can change the landscape of your nonprofit and the lives of your clients. Adding grants to your fundraising strategy can be daunting, but by emulating these traits of experienced and successful grant writers,...

Is a 5k Walk/Run Fundraiser Right for Your School?

Is a 5k Walk/Run Fundraiser Right for Your School?

Is your school considering a 5k fundraiser?  Schools are continuously searching for creative ways to raise money. As they consider their options, they might want to know why some people choose to give money to their organization over others. And their fundraising team...

What Happens to the Bible Core When Colleges Leave ABHE?

What Happens to the Bible Core When Colleges Leave ABHE?

When a Bible school looks for ways to grow or just survive, some decide to move to a liberal arts university model. In doing so, they often leave the largest Christian college accrediting association in the US — ABHE: Association for Biblical Higher Education. ABHE...

Relationships With Faculty: More Than Mere Maintenance

Relationships With Faculty: More Than Mere Maintenance

The life of a vice provost who also teaches half-time at a small Christian college is busy. There are emails to review, telephone calls to answer, strategies to plan, meetings to lead, administrators to appease, faculty to encourage, students to help, parents to...

Perkins: Do We Liquidate, or Do We Wait?

Perkins: Do We Liquidate, or Do We Wait?

June 30, 2018 has passed, and according to the Dear Colleague Letter 17-10, additional Perkins loan disbursements are now prohibited. Here are some factors to consider as your institution of higher education weighs the costs and benefits of liquidation. Q: What is...

APU’s LGBTQ Crisis

APU’s LGBTQ Crisis

Tracing Steps to APU’s LGBTQ Crisis Azusa Pacific University (APU), a major evangelical school in Southern California, was assaulted this month with headlines like these: “Queering Azusa Pacific University,” “Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)”...

Spiritually Accountable Colleges Assessment Project

Spiritually Accountable Colleges Assessment Project

Christian colleges founded with offering plate money have shown a disturbing ability to drift away from the purposes for which so many had previously sacrificed. Aren’t administrators that lead a Christian institution away from Kingdom purposes guilty of grand...

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