Why Traditional Four-Year College Isn’t Enough Anymore
Is your view of college limiting your school’s success? The idea of a four-year, residential experience for 18–22-year-olds is largely a thing of the past. Yet, all too many schools are still operating out of this outdated conception. Leaders view alternative student tracks as a supplement to the traditional student experience. That picture misses what college has become—and how it can continue to grow. Our own Dr. Dr. Marylouise Fennell explores this new landscape in eCampus News. She reflects,
“Students have changed the way they approach college and higher education must do so as well if it hopes to remain relevant for the needs of today and the opportunities of tomorrow. Long before the pandemic, there was already a growing awareness that a one-size-fits-all approach to college was insufficient.”
Fennell suggests four aspects of higher education that leaders must be attuned to as they craft a college experience that serves the students of today—and tomorrow. Read the article here.