The Demise of the Bachelor’s Degree: Is your Institution Prepared for the University of the Future

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  • 60 minutes

Current trends driving the demise of the college degree as the path to a better life; Exploration of alternative credentials and pathways; Why these alternatives are not disruptive but beneficial; What will the university of the future look like; Strategies for positioning your institution to meet the needs of the future; The benefits of embracing alternative pathways to the degree.

Join this session by expert speaker Charlene Talbot-Paul, where she will provide strategies for institutions to compete in tomorrow's post-secondary education space.

Session Highlights:

  • Current trends driving the demise of the college degree as the path to a better life

  • What the alternative pathways to a degree are

  • Why these alternatives are not disruptive but beneficial

  • Strategies for embracing these pathways into your program offerings

  • The benefits of embracing alternative pathways to the degree: improved enrollment, retention and completion

Why You Should Attend:

Apple announces that it no longer requires employees to have a bachelor’s degree. “For too long a college degree has been pushed as the only avenue for a better life,” Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, “We need to embrace new pathways of learning.” The bachelor’s degree is losing its position as the only viable pathway to a better life. What will the University of the Future Look like? Will universities survive the apparent demise of the bachelor’s degree?

Who Should Attend:

  • University and College Leadership

  • Presidents

  • Provosts

  • Vice Presidents

  • Vice Provosts

  • Directors

  • Chairs

  • Department Heads

  • Faculty

  • Adjunct Faculty

  • Career/Student Services

  • Directors & Staff

  • Curriculum Designers

  • Institutional Effectiveness Staff

  • University and College Training Staff

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Charlene Talbot-Paul

Charlene Talbot-Paul

Charlene Talbot-Paul has over 14 years of experience in higher education and is the founder of Attainment Consulting, a consulting firm focused on helping educational institutions and the organizations supporting them succeed in the rapidly changing higher education environment. She has served as the Director of Business Development at the American Council on Education (ACE), the nation's largest and most visible association representing all sectors of higher education, where she led the international expansion of the CREDIT program to increase postsecondary educational attainment through higher education innovations such as MOOCs (Massively Online Open Courses), competency-based education and alternative credentialing. Charlene has held leadership positions in higher education focused primarily on nontraditional students. She has served on the advisory board for business programs at South University and is a member of the board of HEPSEF (Higher Education Partnership of Southeast Florida) a consortium of colleges and universities in South Florida.

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