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The Power of Partnerships: How to Transform the Future of Work

In this interview, Sarah DeMark discusses the importance of preparing for the future of work, how to be innovative in this new era, and how partnerships are key to closing the talent gap.

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Higher Ed is Ripe for Disruption: Unleashing the Talent Inherent in Every Individual

The American Dream is core to our shared ideals as a nation, but sadly unrealized with post-secondary pathways becoming increasingly inaccessible and devalued.

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Inside Sources, KSL

Former FBI Agent Weighs in on Cybersecurity Threats from TikTok

Congress is weighing a nationwide TikTok ban after grilling the CEO last week over the company's Chinese owner, Bytedance and the possible security risks. Paul Bingham is a former FBI agent and Dean at WGU's College of Information Technology. He joins Boyd to discuss why he believes the Chinese government has access to tech companies like TikTok and why that's dangerous.

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Convention over Progress: Why is Higher Ed Clinging to the Status Quo?

Recently I had the privilege of speaking to the US House Committee on Education and the Workforce about the challenges facing higher education and what I see as our best path forward.

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Inside Higher Ed

The University of California Abandons Progress and Preserves Convention

The university system's new policy banning fully online degrees ignores the needs of today's students and leans on outdated information.

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The Hill

Colleges and universities shouldn’t wait for a federal mandate to deliver better value

No matter the decision, the U.S. higher education system is at an indisputable breaking point, and its future hinges on what the government and postsecondary institutions do next.

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Inside Higher Ed

Clarity of purpose

Bundling research and teaching into one business model can result in misalignments that hurt students, Scott Pulsipher writes.

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The Washington Times

Report highlights failure to solve K-12 teacher shortage

America’s K-12 schools struggled and often failed to replace teachers during the first full year of the COVID pandemic in 2020-21, according to new data from the Department of Education.

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3 Ways Higher Education Can Flip the Script on Value

College can be costly, and for many the reward doesn’t merit the financial burden.

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Rio Grande Guardian

Vela: Bringing Mexican nurses into the Valley would be plug and play

Manny Vela, CEO of Valley Baptist Health System, says he welcomes Texas Workforce Commission efforts to bring Mexican workers into the state to address the nursing shortage.

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