ACBSP in Toronto: Global Conference & Accreditation Forum Gets High Marks From Attendees

ACBSP hosted its 5th global conference last week in Toronto. This is the first time the event has been held in Canada, home to 24 campuses in membership, with business programs in candidacy for accreditation, or accredited by ACBSP. Host schools Seneca College, BCIT Business, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and College of the North Atlantic welcomed … Continue reading ACBSP in Toronto: Global Conference & Accreditation Forum Gets High Marks From Attendees

Teaching business within the liberal arts could help avoid the next Uber or Harvey Weinstein

As transgressions of civility by business leaders come to light—the fraudulent account scandal at Wells Fargo, the toxic work environment at Uber, the culture of sexual harassment at many organizations—it’s worth a controversial course correction: adding the study of business to the classic liberal arts education. While business education and a liberal arts training are … Continue reading Teaching business within the liberal arts could help avoid the next Uber or Harvey Weinstein

Members in the News: University of Redlands Announces Collaboration With United Technologies Corporation

The University of Redlands, a premier private liberal arts and professional university in Southern California, is proud to announce a collaboration with industrial giant United Technologies Corporation (UTC) to expand educational opportunities for the company's global workforce. This collaboration will enable UTC employees to pursue graduate or undergraduate degrees offered by the University of Redlands … Continue reading Members in the News: University of Redlands Announces Collaboration With United Technologies Corporation

Faculty Buy-in Builds, Bit by Bit: Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

Professors are slowly gaining confidence in the effectiveness of online learning as more of them teach online, Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology reveals. While faculty members remain slightly more likely to disagree than to agree that online courses can achieve student outcomes that are as good as those of in-person … Continue reading Faculty Buy-in Builds, Bit by Bit: Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

“Disruption in the Accreditation Space” Among the Topics Covered in the Fall 2017 Issue of ACBSP Impact Magazine

The Fall 2017 issue of ACBSP Impact — Leadership Edition is now available. Featured articles include: From Academia to Industry: Combating Negative Career Effects The Accreditation Roadmap Series: Standard One - Leadership The Practical Side of Standard One: A Focus on Students & Faculty Disruption in the Accreditation Space Click here to read online or … Continue reading “Disruption in the Accreditation Space” Among the Topics Covered in the Fall 2017 Issue of ACBSP Impact Magazine

Support For Female MBAs Pushes More Women Into Business

Conquering the stigma attached to women attending business school has opened a whole new platform for female MBAs The confidence to pursue an MBA is a key factor of the rise of women in business. More women are venturing into business school with heightened optimism, and the added security of a network of organizations actively … Continue reading Support For Female MBAs Pushes More Women Into Business

Canada’s Glowing Reputation Creates Opportunities for Business Schools

Canada ranks as the third most popular destination for international business students, a survey from London-based consultants Carrington Crisp and the European Foundation for Management Development indicates. For better or worse, a country's national reputation can influence where students choose to pursue their business education. Canada is basking in a global glow, according to a … Continue reading Canada’s Glowing Reputation Creates Opportunities for Business Schools

Data on Community College Grads Who Earn Graduate Degrees

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center this week released new data on the numbers of graduate and professional degree earners who first began their postsecondary studies at a community college. Roughly one in five master's degree earners, 11 percent who earned doctoral degrees and 13 percent of professional degree earners originally began at a two-year college, found … Continue reading Data on Community College Grads Who Earn Graduate Degrees

Understanding Why Some Colleges Create Economic Mobility

New coalition of colleges, researchers and higher ed groups aims to understand why and how some institutions excel at enrolling and graduating underprivileged students (and others don’t). American higher education purports to be a driver of economic and social mobility, and compared to many other countries' systems, it is. Yet even today, a student whose … Continue reading Understanding Why Some Colleges Create Economic Mobility

Colleges that are Investing in Impressions

When paying to play really pays off for colleges The investigations into election interference by Russian interests using Facebook and Twitter ads underscores the influence that digital advertising can have on opinions and behaviors. Everyone spends time online to be informed, entertained and educated with free content. The resulting traction and attention are always sold … Continue reading Colleges that are Investing in Impressions