Let’s Talk Value.

Cost. Affordability. Value. As an academic strategist, you may be wondering if there’s any way to improve the money conversation. We think you can move from costs, where the conversation often stalls, to value, where it belongs. Value, or the relationship between perceived costs and perceived benefits, has intuitive clarity. This is the ratio that…

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Money, Majors, and the Workforce of 2040

The students you recruit now will be mid-career by 2040. With all the focus students and parents are putting on outcomes, I’m a little worried about what the workforce will look like. Some days it feels as if it will be wall-to-wall physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and accountants. (Don’t get me wrong. I’ll be of…

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Ahoy, Autumn

Tis talk like a pirate day, me hearties, and—Avast!—t’day we recollect the scabrous treasure chest buried by t’ lubber, John Keats. Me barnacled beauty o’ a perfessor called ye, “T’Autumn.” So, just ter mix some chum in wit t’po-eh-tree, I’ll say ye t’launch o’ t’poem in pirate: “Season o’ mists and mellow fruitfulness Close bosom-bucko…

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