higher education

How Has COVID-19 Impacted the International Student Experience

September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on How Has COVID-19 Impacted the International Student Experience

Higher education is a critical contributor to the US economy and culture, attracting billions of international talents every year. The market size of higher education in the US is roughly $580 billion and 2.6% of US GDP. International students are 4% of the total student population, yet they bring in $41 billion to the economy, […]

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Future Cities Need Forward-Looking Universities

August 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Future Cities Need Forward-Looking Universities

The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York is purported to have said that the way to build a great city is simple: “Create a great university and wait 200 years.”  There is no doubt a profound truth in this statement.  All great cities contain at least one great university.  And all great universities […]

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The Importance of Experiential Learning & Student Engagement

January 22, 2021 / Comments Off on The Importance of Experiential Learning & Student Engagement

As we look hopefully and optimistically into the New Year, many of us in higher education continue to struggle with student engagement in a virtual environment. Students have grappled with unforeseen challenges that educators have been ill equipped or ill prepared to deal with. “Professor, I don’t have my camera on because I’m still wiping […]

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Higher Education

Higher Education Diversity & Affordability–A Follow Up

January 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Higher Education Diversity & Affordability–A Follow Up

Earlier this year, we created the Higher Education Diversity Index Tool, which analyses a school’s average net price by the percentage of students who are white, non-hispanic. One follow-up question that arose after reviewing this small research project was: Affordability for whom? Using the same data, we decided to dive deeper into this exploration by […]

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ICYMI: Higher Education Compilation

October 2, 2020 / Comments Off on ICYMI: Higher Education Compilation

ESI has published numerous blog posts in the past six months related to Higher Education, showcasing the insights and experience of our thought leaders in the field. Please enjoy the following posts and contact us if you’d like to hear more. Learn more about our work in this area on our website. Key Dashboard Metrics […]

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Key Dashboard Metrics Universities Should be Keeping an Eye On

September 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Key Dashboard Metrics Universities Should be Keeping an Eye On

Recently, Lee Huang, President and Principal of ESI and head of ESI’s Higher Education Practice Area, caught up with some of our thought leaders in the higher ed space to ask them some of the most critical questions facing the industry. This exert includes Elmore Alexander’s full response.   Elmore, you’ve consistently stressed the importance of […]

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