Highlights from Higher Ed: Enrollment Trends, Profit Motives and Helicopter Parents

Enrollment remains essentially flat at private non-profit colleges An analysis of National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) data reveals that enrollment at private non-profit colleges remains steady, despite the recent closings of several such institutions. Researchers attribute most of the past decade’s “lost enrollment” to Read More

What’s the Future of GME Admissions? Four Experts Look Ahead

Regardless of your graduate management education (GME) program’s unique qualities, there’s no denying that we’re living in a time of radical change in the world of GME admissions. In order to spark discussion about the challenges ahead and inspire new approaches for overcoming them, Liaison Read More

We Hope to See You at This Can’t-Miss Event for Carolinas College Professionals

If you’re a higher-ed professional in North or South Carolina, you already know that the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (CACRAO) is dedicated to promoting postsecondary education through the professional development of its members. Did you also know that Liaison will be Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: A Closer Look at International Student Woes, Application Materials and College Admissions

Lawsuit challenging optional practical training program could make it harder to attract international applicants A lawsuit that aims to end the optional practical training (OPT) program for international students could further diminish the ability of U.S. colleges and universities to attract foreign applicants to their Read More

A Cultural Convergence: There’s So Much More Than Pharmacy on the Agenda at This Year’s ASHP Midyear Meeting

Health-system pharmacy practitioners can’t be blamed for assuming that conversations at the upcoming American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas will be dominated by pharmacy shop talk — but that would be a mistake. In fact, featured speakers Read More

Nurturing and Nudging: How Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Achieves Recruitment Marketing Success

[caption id="attachment_17293" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Dr. Christopher Smith shows off a personalized print piece for prospective students at the 2019 Liaison User Conference | Photo courtesy of K-State Polytechnic[/caption] Within two years of taking his job at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, Dr. Christopher A. Smith, Read More

Does Your Grad School Now Have Greater Demands and Fewer Resources? Learn How Liaison Will Make Your Efforts More Worthwhile at the CGS Annual Meeting

If past CGS meetings are any indication, the upcoming 59th Annual Meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) (which takes place in Nashville, TN from December 4th – 7th) will feature can’t-miss sessions covering topics ranging from collaborations between higher-ed institutions and the workforce, Read More

Putting the Future in Focus: How to Manage a More Effective “Student-Centric” Search Program

These days, identifying and recruiting the right students for your program may seem more challenging than ever. Yet it doesn’t have to be that way. By taking advantage of robust data and heeding “best practice” strategies developed by industry experts, you can easily turn obstacles Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Education ROI, International Students and MBA Price Tags

Anchors aweigh? A prescription for success? Some of the schools with top returns on investment may surprise you A list of the top 10 colleges and universities that provide their graduates with the best return on investment, as measured by earnings, contains a few of Read More

By Freeing Up its Staff’s Time, University of the Pacific Unlocks “the Power of the CAS™”

Keith DeVaul works to streamline the admissions and enrollment processes at what he describes as a “centralized, decentralized graduate school.” What exactly does that mean? “Our centralized admissions office collects application materials, sends the applications to each department to review, and then they make a Read More