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Highlights from Higher Ed: HBX and Other Changes

Humanities, Ph.D.s and Data Perhaps surprisingly, there isn’t a lot of data surrounding what Ph.D. students are doing, either while they are in school or after. Last year the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) conducted two surveys to fill in the gaps of knowledge surrounding Read More

Missouri State University Dean of the Graduate College and Director of Graduate Enrollment Management Discuss Streamlining Admissions to Overcome Enrollment Challenges

Liaison’s Laura Nicole Miller recently sat down with Missouri State University’s Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College Dr. Julie Masterson and Director of Graduate Enrollment Management Stephanie Praschan. Read on to hear how Missouri State is addressing their most pressing admissions and recruitment Read More

New Year, New Liaison Academy Webinars

Liaison’s Training & Knowledge Management Team is ringing in 2019 with a new WebAdMIT™ webinar series. With Liaison Academy officially launching in January, the new year will bring plenty of different and exciting training opportunities for all Liaison product users. WebAdMIT’s monthly webinars have been Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Innovation and International Students

An Alliance for Diversity Diversity has been a hot topic in education and admissions for a while, and now a group of six schools of public affairs have joined together to create the Public Affairs Diversity Alliance. This Alliance, led by American Military University, has Read More

Diversifying Engineering: On Campus and In the Workforce

Historically, engineering in the U.S. has been dominated by white and Asian males. While concerns about this lack of diversity have sparked a number of organizations and led to the creation of initiatives dedicated to attracting more women and minorities to STEM programs, these groups Read More

Liaison Academy Presents: Reviewing & Scoring Applicants in WebAdMIT

Picture it — you are reviewing hundreds of applications a year and spend way too much time using an archaic process adding paper notes, Excel documents and emails to an applicant file. An upload here, a spreadsheet there and tons and tons of emails — Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Natural Disasters and Increased Focus on AI

Teachable moments from a natural disaster After Hurricane Florence tore through the Carolinas, the University of North Carolina Wilmington was faced with $150 million in damages and almost a month of canceled classes. But after they were back in session, the university community wanted to Read More

3 Reasons to Take Advantage of Liaison’s On-Demand WebAdMIT Training Webinars

WebAdMIT on-demand eLearning courses, offered by the recently launched Liaison Academy, are a great way for your admissions office to ensure it’s getting the most out of Liaison’s admissions technology. We know your time and money are valuable, so we’ve developed these courses to fit Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Statues and Graduate School Strain

Building community and supporting nontraditional students Non-traditional students can help bridge the gap in low enrollment years. Davenport University (Michigan) is working to help their local community and increase enrollment by offering $8,000 in funding towards a degree or professional development courses for General Motors Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Science Longevity and Faculty Retention

A Simple Invitation, Increased Application Rates Low-income students typically believe they cannot go to top schools, despite having the grades and test scores required for admission. But researchers recently found out that by encouraging these students to apply, almost 70% of them did. The University Read More

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