Signals from the emerging future of higher education and guidance for student affairs pros about how to navigate it

Prepare for your Future

Changing demographics, declining enrollment, and disruption from inside & outside higher ed are all beginning to shape what the future might hold for student affairs practitioners.

It's happening faster than ever before, and amongst some of the most disruptive trends since the dawn of the industrial revolution.

Uncertain futures are scary, but early signals are already starting to emerge as mini "time machines" to explore what work might look like for student affairs pros in the years ahead to position and prepare for successful futures supporting the learner of the future.

Your Instructor

Brian LeDuc
Brian LeDuc

Brian is a first generation college student who recognized college changed his life. Since, he's spent his career focused on how Universities and students adapt to the new and emerging realities of higher education and work.

He’s contributed to nationally recognized programs for students and supported projects resulting in transformative improvement of student outcomes [I], receiving national recognition in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington Post, and Inside Higher Ed.

Brian regularly speaks and writes for higher education leaders and administrators on emerging trends and innovations in higher education, serving as a panelist in discussions about the future of higher education [I] and micro-credentialing, and presenting on higher education alternatives and the future of work.

He earned his BA in Psychology from Roger Williams University, his Master's in Educational Administration with a Specialization in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Texas A&M, and an Executive Certificate in Design Thinking and Innovation from Darden Executive Education at the University of Virginia.

Lessons from the Frontiers of Higher Ed

Using case studies and highlighting emerging practices, this course outlines possible futures for what student affairs work might look and feel like. Grounded in theories of disruptive innovation and forecasting, we link the leading innovations of higher education with futures they might pave the way for, and offers guidance for how to adapt, remain relevant, and thrive in this emerging reality.

What you will learn

+ Trends influencing the future of higher ed & work

+ How higher ed & future of work trends will impact the role of student affairs pros

+ Shining examples & best practices aligning with future of higher ed & work trends

+ New opportunities for student affairs pros on- & off- campus

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Course Curriculum

  Part 1: The New Student Relationship
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  Part 2: The New Infrastructure & Tech in Higher Ed
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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