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Flashpoint: Engineering education not immune to international enrollment crisis

As an international application and enrollment crisis continues to sweep higher education in the United States, engineering programs seem to have weathered the storm. But that shouldn’t lull the field into a false sense of security. Read More

ASEE/EngineeringCAS™ Contest to Award $3,000 for Best Video Telling the Story Behind a Student’s Engineering Career

Registration closes February 28 for the 2nd annual video contest organized by the American Society for Engineering Education and sponsored by Liaison International. The second- and third-place cash prizes are $1,500 and $500, respectively. WATERTOWN, Mass. (February 21, 2020) — The American Society for Engineering Read More

Influential Author Dr. Anthony Jack and Civic Engagement Thought Leader Dr. Andrew Seligsohn to Keynote the 2020 Liaison User Conference

Leading commentators on socioeconomic challenges and civic engagement will serve as keynote speakers at the annual two-day gathering of admissions and enrollment professionals in Boston WATERTOWN, Mass. (January 6, 2020) — Liaison International today announced that award-winning author and educator Dr. Anthony Jack, whose book Read More

Op-ed: Coronavirus hits home for business schools

Although my office in Watertown is situated thousands of miles away from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the business school leaders I work with are feeling the ripple effect of this week’s cancellation of several exams that Chinese students need to take in order Read More

Award-winning Educator Dr. Shannon Deer Named to BusinessCAS™ Advisory Board

As her institution, Texas A&M University, joins the BusinessCAS community, Dr. Deer will add her expertise to the preeminent solution for GME admissions and enrollment WATERTOWN, Mass. (January 29, 2020) — Liaison International has announced the addition of Dr. Shannon Deer, assistant dean of graduate Read More

Charting a road map toward greater graduate school enrollment | Opinion

The recent decline in international student applications and enrollment in graduate schools is nothing less than shocking. Read More

Beyond The Numbers: Where Business School Meets College Football

As a University of Michigan alum and the former director of admission at that institution’s medical school, I’m still reeling from the 56-27 thrashing that marked the Wolverines’ eighth straight loss to their college football archrival, the Ohio State University Buckeyes. Read More

Op-ed: Business schools must look at student, employer market

By now, it’s not exactly breaking news that graduate management education programs in the United States are struggling with shrinking applicant pools. What’s noteworthy, however, is the way forward-thinking GME program directors and admissions professionals are responding to enrollment challenges at their institutions and identifying Read More

What Business School Leaders Can Learn from the Dairy Farmers

In this era of declining applications and shifting demographics in graduate management education (GME), it’s incumbent upon business schools to leave no stone unturned in their search for creative solutions that support recruitment efforts. Such a process includes looking at the methods that other industries Read More

Women Make Strides in MBA Classrooms, But Progress Remains Elusive in the Workplace

By now, virtually every stakeholder in the world of graduate management education (GME) is well aware of the overall decline in the number of applications to MBA programs in recent years, and the even sharper drop in international applicants to American programs. Read More