How must we evolve to remain relevant to the student of tomorrow?

Use this infographic to understand the ten key drivers of change in higher education and ideas that institutions can either pusue (or not) to meet the demands of our future students.

remain relevant to students of the future

Ask any college or university what they’re doing to create the student experience of tomorrow, and they will rattle off the same experiential or highimpact practices: active learning, internships, undergraduate research, service learning, and the like. In the near term, higher ed leaders are focused on scaling these efforts to improve learning, persistence, and career outcomes.

But for longer-term sustainability and relevance, the question for the president and cabinet is what’s next: How does an institution truly differentiate, when everyone’s strategic plans and marketing materials tout the exact same practices? And, perhaps most important, our economies (regional, national, global) are undergoing rapid shifts—how does higher education catch up?

Prepare your institution for the future

Higher education is rapidly approaching a transformational moment. Intensifying competition, shrinking populations, and changing attitudes about academia all cast an uncertain future for colleges and universities.

EAB's Higher Education Strategy Forum is designed to help college and university presidents navigate this increasingly challenging environment through tailored support, strategic research, and opportunities for off-the-record discussion with peers. Learn More.

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