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Video – Chronicle Virtual Forum

Leading a Regional Public University Today

A panel of experts, including university presidents and administrators, share their thoughts on what’s ahead for the sector, urging academic leaders to draw on their institutional strengths and find niches to overcome a challenging era.

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Regional Public Colleges Face Turbulent Times

Regional public universities serve an important role in higher education. But they face dropping enrollment, increasing competition, and dwindling federal funding. Discover why, despite tangible problems, a Chronicle of Higher Education survey of 404 administrators found that these leaders remain optimistic about their institution’s future.

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Regional Public Universities: Navigating Challenges

This Chronicle of Higher Education infographic highlights the responses of more than 400 regional public administrators as reported in a Chronicle survey conducted in October 2023. Despite current challenges, administrators are confident in the future.

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