This is the first Chronicle Research Services report in a three-part series on what higher education will look like in the year 2020. It is based on reviews of research and data on trends in higher education, interviews with experts who are shaping the future of colleges, and the results of a poll of members of a Chronicle Research Services panel of admissions officials. ... Later reports in this series will look at college technology and facilities.For the IR folks, Noel-Levitz has an interesting Cost of Recruiting report, which you can find in pdf form here. This gives good benchmarking information for assessing the efficiency of your admissions office.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Everyone, it seems, is developing "2020" plans, a riff on the perfect vision score. The best quote I saw (on reddit) was that in 10 years we'll look back with 2020 hindsight. In that vein, The Chronicle has published an article called "The College of 2020: Students." You have to pay for the full report, but the executive summary is here (pdf). The abstract: