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Highlights from Higher Ed: MBA Uncertainty, Grad School Opportunities and Online Offerings

Many MBA students say they’ll request refunds and deferrals if they can’t return to campus in the fall Nearly one in three potential MBA students who have already been admitted to “top” programs would consider deferring their admission if on-campus classes have not begun again Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: At-home Standardized Testing, Admissions Worries and College Decisions

Students can now take the GRE at home The Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced that students in several countries can now take the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) from their own computers at home. However, students must have cameras on their computers so that they Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Free Tuition in California and More on the Pandemic

Education Department eases rules to accommodate colleges and universities during coronavirus crisis The federal Education Department has signaled that it plans to give colleges and universities “flexibility to adjust calendars and course schedules to accommodate students who cannot meet enrollment requirements or complete internships or Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Gender Equity, Coronavirus and Income Disparities

Advancing gender equity in business schools and the boardroom Business schools “need to intentionally brainstorm and execute strategies around women’s empowerment if they wish to play a leading role in creating a more equitable workplace,” says Erin K. O’Brien, Ph.D., assistant dean and chief enrollment Read More

Coronavirus and Beyond: Managing Global Crises on Your Campus

There is no longer any doubt that the ongoing coronavirus crisis could affect international students’ ability to enroll in U.S. business schools in time for the upcoming fall semester. Of course, that raises critical new questions. How might the repercussions be felt throughout the U.S. Read More

Take a Good Look at the Future of Admissions

There seem to be more questions than answers these days about the future of both graduate and undergraduate enrollment and education. On the bright side, though, the need to find shared outcomes beneficial to everyone in higher education is generating inspiring conversations about what comes Read More

From Business Schools to Boardrooms, a Proactive Approach will Advance Gender Equity

Originally published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education By Erin K. O’Brien, assistant dean and chief enrollment officer for the University at Buffalo School of Management and a member of Liaison's BusinessCAS Advisory Board [caption id="attachment_18858" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Three UB students work with Stitch Buffalo, Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Coronavirus Concerns, Online Learners and Completion Rates

Business schools rush to respond to coronavirus concerns With no end of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in sight, business schools around the world are implementing a variety of strategies to safeguard the health of students and faculty as well as to ensure that classes continue Read More

From Fits & Starts to a One-Stop-Shop: Transforming TAMU’s Engineering Admissions

In the previous era of admissions at Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) College of Engineering, the application process was consumed by fits and starts. First, the College of Engineering would need to wait until initial application data from the ApplyTexas online platform was translated for TAMU’s Read More

Norman Fortenberry on Re-engineering Education

A Q&A with the American Society for Engineering Education’s Executive Director Norman Fortenberry Liaison’s Executive Director of Association Partnerships Ron Hyman recently asked Norman Fortenberry, Executive Director of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), for his insight into how he and his colleagues are Read More