Sometimes, I get the idea that some folk think I am not concerned enough about growing enrollment in order to meet degree attainment goals. Which is true. I’ve never thought enrollment alone is an adequate answer to increasing degree attainment. As I point out endlessly, at least seemi... [More]
I sent the instructions out tonight (Friday 2/20/15) for the enrollment projections and degree estimates. Again, I want to emphasize that these are your projections. They represent the plans, the intentions, of your institution. It will be our job to see how they fit into the needs of the Co... [More]
I have been thinking about what enrollment in the Commonwealth might look like 15 years from now. I enjoy thinking about these things, I just don't like to try and model them. Enrollment models are fun and challenging, but no matter how discrete I build the model, it still comes down t... [More]
You may have noticed that there was no blog post last weekend. What happened was that just about the time I was sitting down to write it, VITA/NG was performing a monthly fire suppression test at the server farm. For some reason, this lead to a power outatrigger all manner of system fa... [More]
We frequently have conversations at SCHEV about what to display, in what context. Does a given measurement add value or confusion? If something is mandated, what is the best way to display it? What freedom do we have to design measure and its presentation?
These can be tough questions.
On Monday of this week, the Council met. One of the action items was to approve the proposed calendar for upcoming Enrollment Projection and Degree Estimates process. The schedule below is not too different from 2013.
1. Discussion with GPAC – January 26th
2. Kickoff Webinar &nda... [More]