How to Become the University of Choice for Veteran Students

As the face of academia changes with the increase of student veterans returning to school, institutions face a challenge that was last addressed after World War II. How can an institution ensure the success of both their traditional and non-traditional students? While there are certainly a multitude of answers to this particular question, this article will focus on one of the ways institutions can act as assets in the integration of their student veteran populations. In order to establish an…


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Percentage of EvoLLLution readers who think faculty should be involved with institutional retention efforts.


“Colleges have to act more like competitive institutions.”
~ DAVIS JENKINS, a senior research associate at the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, said higher education institutions ,will need to start acting more like a business and focus their efforts on a customer-centric model given their increasing reliance on tuition dollars.


"The future of higher education depends on transparency and a commitment to measuring outcomes and value.”
~ KING ALEXANDER, president and chancellor of Louisiana State University, said higher education leaders will need to use data to prove the value of higher education in order to be successful in the future.



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