In the News Archive

(from Gallup)  Many universities boast about how influential their alumni networks are in ensuring students are gainfully employed upon graduation. A Gallup survey of 5,100 graduates found that just 9 percent of graduates ...
(from NAIS) What regulations, legislation or rulings coming out of Washington this year might impact independent schools? These five items stand out to NAIS's legal counsel and staff attorney: The U.S. Department ...
(from CUPA-HR) College faculty members between ages 30 and 50 are nearly 50 percent women, but only 39 percent of department heads are female, and the median summer salary of female faculty is $4,500 less than that of male ...

School Seeks Partnership

(from the Chronicle of Higher Education) Earlier this week , Hampshire College in Massachusetts announced it was seeking a partner to help sustain itself financially. College officials stress that Hampshire is not closing, ...
(from the Enrollment Management Association) It took some work for Williston Northampton's Financial Aid Director Chris Dietrich and CFO Chuck McCullough to convince the school's board and leadership that they should lower ...

CFOs Predict Economic Downturn

(from Crain's New York  Business)  More than half of New York City-area financial executives believe the U.S. will experience a significant economic downturn in the next 12 to 24 months, according to a study conducted by  ...
(from NPR)  After the 2016 presidential election, teachers across the country reported they were seeing increased name-calling and bullying in their classrooms. Now, s tudent surveys confirm those stories in Virginia. The school ...
(from the Education Writers Association) Most changes to private school choice policy in 2019 are expected at the state level. In places like Florida, Georgia and Tennessee, where new Republican governors replace retiring ...

Top HR Concerns in 2019

(from HR Dive)  HR lessons learned last year will continue to apply, said David Garland of Epstein Becker Green. He thinks the #MeToo movement will continue to gain steam, with more executives departing following sexual ...
(from the Chronicle of Higher Education) Mental health crises are on the rise on college campuses.  In a 2017 survey of 26,000 undergraduates, 40 percent said that at some point in the previous 12 months they had felt "so ...