In keeping with AASCU’s commitment to help its members stay abreast of trends in higher education, AASCU looks to its corporate partners to provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership on an array of issues. To this end, AASCU will often collaborate with companies on research, public policy and member service initiatives that are of value to its members. See below for a list of publications and articles in which AASCU and its partners have offered useful insights on important topics in higher education.
EDUCAUSE and AASCU have partnered to provide AASCU leaders with executive briefs designed to help them optimize the impact of IT in higher education. The data in each brief has been customized especially for AASCU institutions and is part of a four-part series to be released in 2015.
Brief One: Key Questions for Information Security: Institutional Implications for Safeguarding Data at AASCU Institutions. Read Article
Brief Two: Key Questions for Administrative Systems: Balancing Cost and Value at AASCU Institutions. Read Article
Brief Three: Key Questions for Personalized Pathways: Navigating Higher Education at AASCU Institutions. Read ArticleBrief Four: Key Questions for Online Learning: Where Digital Living and Education Meet at AASCU Institutions.
If you are interested in reading the original non-customized briefs and accessing related resources,
MORE RESOURCESEDUCAUSE Review: Why IT Matters to Higher Education
This award-winning publication takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, how they may affect the college/university as an institution, and what these mean for higher education and society. In addition to EDUCAUSE members, the magazine's audience consists of presidents/chancellors, senior academic and administrative leaders, non-IT staff, faculty in all disciplines, librarians, and corporate staff/leaders. Readers have open access to peer-reviewed articles, practical advice and guidance, and multimedia about managing and using information resources in higher education. Please visit the following website to review articles:
IT Benchmarks for AASCU Leaders. Read article
WES-AASCU Joint Research Project on International EnrollmentAASCU partnered with World Education Services to examine the international enrollment management trends and strategic priorities among AASCU institutions in order to help members diversity and grow their international student populations. This report includes a project overview and key findings.
Download Research Report in PDF format (pdf)
Leadership Traits and Success in Higher EducationDownload Report in PDF format (pdf)
Winning by Degrees: The Strategies of Productive Higher Education Institutions. Read article