Why Is Change So Hard for Higher Education?

Top of Mind: Why Is Change So Hard for Higher Education?

I have heard this question for decades. Why can’t higher ed modernize, become more efficient, or run more like a business? Higher education requires significant change to succeed in the coming decades. However, unlike many other industries, because of its collaborative and collegial structure, significant change cannot usually be mandated. So, it is important to […]

Embedded Academic Technologists Boost Satisfaction Among Faculty and Students

Top of Mind: Embedded Academic Technologists Boost Satisfaction Among Faculty and Students

I recently experienced a surge of enormous pride in my team after the results of the benchmarking data from the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research’s 2019 study of Faculty and Students began to sink in. The satisfaction data that Loyola Marymount University’s faculty had indicated about Information Technology Services’ educational and research technology services, […]