Small Colleges Are Withering. Can Niches Save Them?
Leaders hope souped-up advising, international and research programs, and other ambitious offerings will keep them afloat. But can the institutions afford them, and will they work? It’s too soon to tell.
Can a Signature Program Save Your College?Leaders of small institutions hope distinctive academic programs can stanch declines in enrollments and rates of retention and graduation. The results are promising but not certain.
5 Paths for Small CollegesIn an era of “evolving realities of costs, demographics, and quality,” many are choosing to change in particular ways.