• Launching a New Innovation? Don’t Go it Alone.

    By: Judith A. Pirani What are the ideal conditions for introducing and scaling a new initiative at your college? What types of supports are the most beneficial to faculty and educators who are going out on a limb:  whether to iterate a new teaching method, to adopt emerging technology, or a...

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  • Postsecondary Trending Now: Effective Systemic Change

    If you’re dedicated to student success and college completion, you probably want to know how to enact systemic change focused on these goals, what promising practices are being used, and at least one example of a college or university that is doing the hard work. Here are three resources to...

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  • Design Thinking and Business Models in Higher Education

    A large crowd formed in the center of the ballroom. Institutional leaders were cheering for their teammates. Intense energy and excitement permeated the room. The final round of Rock, Paper, Scissors was on. This is how Greg Warman of Experience Point chose to ‘break the ice’ for...

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  • LA's Incubator School Attracts BBC Coverage

    Young entrepreneurs tend to get noticed. They take risks, challenge the status quo, and on occasion, reinvent entire industries. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg even had a feature film created about his meteoric rise from Ivy League college student to CEO of one of the world’s most...

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  • A Transformational Career: Diana Oblinger’s interview with Inside HigherEd

    In the span of one career, Diana Oblinger, EDUCAUSE’s president and CEO, has witnessed enormous changes in how educators teach, how students learn, and how institutions are managed. The common denominator and the scalable enabler of this change is technology, although technology alone cannot...

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  • Best of the Blog: May 2014

    Best of the Blog: May 2014 May was a monumental month for the NGLC blog, which covered such wide-ranging topics as educational entrepreneurship, tech innovation, financial decision-making and faculty engagement. If you happened to miss a post, here’s a brief recap: Earlier in the...

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  • Trending Now: Postsecondary

    Many of us should be very hopeful now. Hopeful that we can change education to be more inclusive and that we can help more students to complete a degree that will set the stage for the rest of their lives. Why? The U.S. Department of Education’s First in the World (FITW) Program has $75...

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  • Salesforce.com’s CRM system becomes a 21st century LMS

    “I don’t ever remember having an educational institution that was on Fast Company’s Most Innovative list. That’s a fascinating perspective to bring to the market…” Brian Peddle, the chief technology officer for College for America at Southern New Hampshire...

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  • Financial Planning for Improved Student Success and Completion

    Is Your New Project Worth the Investment? By Mitch Robinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration Austin Peay State University   The situation is all too familiar—an academic dean or enrollment manager attends a conference and comes back with the perfect student success...

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  • Educators and School Developers: Challenges, Lessons Learned, & Success Stories

    What excites our grant recipients, and what keeps them up at night? We asked, and our grant recipients answered. This inside look offers a one-day-at-a-time perspective on the values, challenges, hopes and dreams of the educators who are working to reform and transform education.  ...

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