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Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

By Stuart Grinell, Vice President of Business Development and Ande Jenkins, Senior Director of Business Development, Ambassador Education Solutions
The landscape of the campus bookstore is changing as students look to other sources to purchase print and digital course materials at the best price possible. Yet this doesn’t mean the demise of this on-campus hub, but rather an opportunity to reposition the store itself.

NC-SARA Reported Enrollment Mirrors National Distance Education Data with Some Notable Exceptions

NC-SARA Reported Enrollment Mirrors National Distance Education Data with Some Notable Exceptions

Comparison to 2015 IPEDS Distance Education Data
Prepared for NC-SARA by Terri Taylor Straut, Reprinted with Permission
The purpose of this paper is to provide a national context by comparing key NC-SARA data points to the most current federal government’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

Workforce Analytics Help Schools to Build Curriculum, Student Skills

Written from an Interview with Jim Milton, Chief Executive Officer, Campus Management Corp.
It’s hard to predict what the future will hold in jobs or careers. But looking at statistics from current job openings can help you see trends, predict how those skills will evolve, and ensure your school is teaching students the skills needed to succeed in the job market today and in the future.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

Analysis of the Impact of Career Colleges and Universities in the U.S. Labor Market

By Career Education Colleges and Universities, Reprinted with Permission
CECU believe this is the first analysis to show the relative historical and likely future contribution of private sector career colleges and universities, across all 50 states, and all program areas identified by the U.S. Department of Education, related to job categories as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

Bouncing Forward: A Study of Career Colleges and their Resilience

By Dr. Kathryn Fox Frisbie, Vice President, MMI Consulting/MMI Placement Verification
This research measured the organizational resilience of 65 independent career colleges to determine if resilience was linked to the enrollment fluctuations common in this sector from 2010 through 2012. Actionable recommendations are provided for college leaders to build up their resilience.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?