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A Transformative Time for Higher Education

Marketplace realities are pressuring colleges and universities to move beyond incremental adjustments and instead make operational transformations.

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The Roles of Accountability and Assessment in a College’s Value Proposition

It’s not only prospective students and families who are taking a closer look at specific outcomes by college—so too are legislators, regulators, task forces, and journalists.

Competency-Based Education in a Liberal Arts Context

Since private colleges can do a better job of demonstrating how a liberal arts education prepares students for successful careers, we examined the future of competency-based education in a liberal arts context.

A Look Inside the College Scorecard’s Data

An annotated guide to the data that the U.S. Department of Education draws upon for its College Scorecard and the caveats that should be known about it.

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Meeting Expectations for Return on the College Investment

With an improving labor market and wages finally climbing, expectations of successful job outcomes from earning a college degree are high.

Private Higher Education Trends for 2016

As we do each January, we present trends in the higher education marketplace that are likely to affect enrollment and marketing efforts during the coming year.

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Trends for 2016

We’ve identified six marketplace demands in the private higher education marketplace that we predict will have a significant impact on student recruitment and enrollment efforts during the coming year.

Private Higher Education Trends for 2014

As we do each January, The Lawlor Group offers this summary of trends in the higher education marketplace that we predict will have a significant impact on student recruitment and enrollment efforts during the coming year.