All Students Are Nontraditional Students Now… How Can AI Help?

It’s important to remember that the true value of higher education is not quantifiable. I remember in my four years at Ohio University, reading the words of the Northwest Ordinance on the Class Gateway: “Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall […]

Why It’s Time for Nonprofits and Higher Ed to Embrace AI

Things have changed drastically over the last several months for those in higher education and in the nonprofit space. With new social and economic struggles to contend with since Covid-19, what does the future hold for these industries? How can organizations plan for progress in an uncertain time? We spoke with Gene Zeyger, our Customer […]

What Is “Summer Melt” in Higher Ed? And How Can You Combat It?

The term “summer melt” is used in the education space to describe a phenomenon in which a student thought to be college-bound doesn’t appear. Definitions differ based on the interested party. To the university administration, this vexing problem appears when a student pays their deposit (indicating they’ll be attending) then either decides to attend another […]

How Can Universities More Efficiently Attract and Enroll Students?

It can often feel that everything in higher education is becoming more expensive. From increasing investment in student opportunities and offerings (academic and extracurricular) to staffing reasonable class sizes, to covering shortfalls in external research funding, any source of cost savings through innovation must maintain quality education without breaking the bank. One oft-ignored cost in […]

Opportunities and Obstacles Facing Students and Institutions in Higher Ed

Higher education as we know it is changing. With the advent of Covid-19 and the increasingly complex nature of the student journey, universities are experiencing new challenges and opportunities for improvement at a rapid pace. How can universities identify at-risk students and engage them sooner? Where is the breakdown between acceptance and enrollment? What common […]