Jeff and Michael preview Jeff’s new book, Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, which goes on sale September 15. Jeff, who embedded in three different college admissions offices, pulls back the curtain on how admissions decisions get made and discusses how their choices are much more than just GPAs and test scores.
Higher education is now facing another fall of remote learning, just months after many colleges and universities had announced they’d be coming back to campus. Jeff and Michael talk to the president and CFO at one of the first institutions that decided to reverse course, Dickinson College. They also catch up with the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College.
Is summer over already? Higher ed didn’t have much of a summer break this year, and Michael and Jeff begin the fourth season of FutureU by reviewing the big headlines and talk about the trends that will shape the coming academic year — as well as a preview of Jeff’s new book that will be … Continue reading Kicking Off a Fall Like No Other →
When Michael and Jeff began season three of the podcast last August, few could have imagined the disruptions to higher ed and the country by the time this season comes to a close. In the last episode before the regular summer hiatus, Michael and Jeff look back on their favorite episodes and ahead on the … Continue reading The End of a Crazy Year →
Martin Van Der Werf from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce joins the podcast to discuss the center’s attempts to rank colleges and universities on the return on investment of their degrees. Questions? Comments? Connect with us on Twitter or Facebook, or email FutureUpodcast at gmail dot com.
As colleges and universities announce their plans for getting students back on campus, Michael and Jeff talk with Farnam Jahanian, president of Carnegie Mellon University and Lenore Rodicio, provost at Miami Dade College about their approaches to returning this fall. Questions? Comments? Connect with us on Twitter or Facebook, or email FutureUpodcast at gmail dot … Continue reading A President and Provost on Plans for the Fall
John Katzman, founder and CEO of Noodle Partners, and Ben Nelson, founder and CEO of the Minerva Project, join Jeff and Michael to talk about how COVID-19 might transform higher education in the longer – and what institutions should be doing in response. Questions? Comments? Connect with us on Twitter or Facebook, or email FutureUpodcast … Continue reading Will COVID-19 Permanently Change Instruction and Costs In Higher Ed?
Fernando Bleichmar from Cengage joins Michael and Jeff to talk about three waves of the higher ed response to Covid-19, what’s worked and not worked on campuses, and the results of a new survey of faculty and institutions the company conducted with the Online Learning Consortium, UPCEA, and other organizations. This episode of Future U … Continue reading The Three Digital Waves of Higher Ed in a Pandemic →
What happens to enrollment and revenue for colleges and universities in the next few months amidst a recession and COVID-19 shuttering physical campuses remains uncertain. Deloitte’s Pete Fritz joined Jeff and Michael to talk through how universities should plan and what’s likely to happen. This episode of Future U is brought to you by Deloitte’s … Continue reading The Coming Enrollment Crunch →
Carol Quillen, president of Davidson College, is the guest with Michael and Jeff to talk about how to build community with students spread out and maintain a college’s vision and mission in the midst of crisis management. Questions? Comments? Connect with us on Twitter or Facebook, or email FutureUpodcast at gmail dot com.