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The Other Higher-Ed Bubble (Full Report)

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Amid recent discussion of whether higher education is the next big financial "bubble," it's my view that what isn't being talked about is a bubble of another type - a "denial" bubble. In this report, I'll offer a new diagnosis of the challenges facing higher ed leadership, and a call to action for college and university leaders.

Amit Mrig
President, Academic Impressions

Responses from the Experts

In two 30-minute podcasts, hear higher-education experts Bob Dickeson, Larry Goldstein, Lucie Lapovsky, John Lombardi, and Pat Sanaghan offer practical advice for higher-ed leaders in response to The Other Higher-Ed Bubble.

Click here to listen to the podcasts.

LEARN A RIGOROUS PROCESS FOR PROGRAM PRIORITIZATION

Using an open and transparent process, learn to identify programs that should be invested in, cut, downsized, or merged.

In Chicago in October 2014, join Bob Dickeson and Larry Goldstein for an in-depth examination of a proven method for prioritizing academic and administrative programs.

Learn more here.

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About the Authors

Amit Mrig, President and CEO

Amit co-founded Academic Impressions in 2002 to provide research, publishing, and training on issues that directly impact the sustainability of higher education. Under his direction, AI has published hundreds of articles and papers, interactive training programs, and topical and timely webcasts, serving over 50,000 academic and administrative leaders across 3,500 colleges and universities.

Amit leads and manages AI’s research, programming, and publications on higher ed leadership development. Many of AI’s research and thought leadership papers have been authored by Amit, including The Other Higher Ed Bubble, General Education Reform: Unseen Opportunities, and Meeting the Challenge of Program Prioritization. Amit has consulted with dozens of higher ed leaders, cabinet members, and board members—discussing current challenges and practical solutions while helping to identify which issues they can address to best impact change at their institution.

Amit is a frequent contributor to Forbes, discussing issues in higher education. He also serves as an active board member of The Challenge Foundation, an organization helping low-income students successfully earn a college degree.