There’s no denying it—the field of higher education is undergoing rapid change. Topics such as student debt, the value of postsecondary education, and the impact of technology on learning are now part of the national dialogue and are fodder for news stories every day of the week. But it’s time to filter fact from fiction and shine a brighter light on the issues that really matter.
Stamats recently launched a National Poll on the Major Issues Facing Higher Education. Targeted at senior-level college administrators and board members, the survey was designed to identify and prioritize issues central to higher education professionals and the institutions they serve—to reveal challenges, revenue strategies, data resources, and other information crucial to fostering long-term growth and sustainability. What follows is an executive summary of what the survey found.