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    Welcome to the Future

    Welcome to the Future

    There are widely varying opinions on the changing landscape of higher education, but many point to opportunity for executive education providers who are ready. Forbes Glenn Llopis, Contributor September 14, 2022 Also available for listening

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    How the Covid Pandemic Might Have Lasting Effects on Executive Education

    How the Covid Pandemic Might Have Lasting Effects on Executive Education

    The pandemic is known to have changed most organizations in some way, often in quite significant ways. Higher Education is no exception. But which of those changes are of the permanent variety, which are temporary,

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    Rankings Still Captivate

    Rankings Still Captivate

    Colleges and universities tend to have a love-hate relationship with rankings of all kinds. And yet they also tend to want to a) do well and b) stay abreast of how they and others are

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    Higher Ed Dive Interviews Mike Malefakis

    Higher Ed Dive Interviews Mike Malefakis

    The new president of university partnerships at online education company Emeritus talks about growth plans and the direction of the sector Published September 2, 2022 Rick Seltzer, Senior Editor HigherEdDive.com Emeritus, a company focused on

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    A Message from the New UNICON Executive Director Melanie Weaver Barnett

    A Message from the New UNICON Executive Director Melanie Weaver Barnett

    Dear UNICON Membership Community, I walked into my first UNICON conference 23 years ago, brand new to executive education, wondering what this UNICON thing was all about. By the time I left three days later,

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    Harvard Business School: University of the Future: Finding the Next World Leaders in Higher Ed

    Harvard Business School: University of the Future: Finding the Next World Leaders in Higher Ed

    Harvard Business School Working Knowledge Business Research for Business Leaders "Which universities will step into the void as American colleges decline? In the book Empires of Ideas, William Kirby explores how the history of higher

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    Financial Times: What companies really want from executive courses

    Financial Times: What companies really want from executive courses

    "Corporate chief learning officers were surveyed about subjects, spending and the shift online" "Employers around the world plan to step up their spending on executive development programmes this year with a focus on leadership, diversity

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    The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

    The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

    "The Future of UNICON - the Next Fifty Years" Peter Hirst, Michael Malefakis "As we all know all too well, making predictions–especially about the future–is a tricky business. After two years of pandemic-induced turbulence and

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    UNICON – The First Fifty Years

    UNICON – The First Fifty Years

    The First Fifty Years – (1972 – 2022) Pat Cataldo "From its initial inception of a small group of executive education directors getting together to discuss issues related to their business, the name UNICON (University

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    Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

    Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

    Following the retirement announcement of UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer, an extensive search was launched last year to fill the position. The UNICON Continuity Committee and the UNICON Board of Directors are delighted to report

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    University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

    University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

    Recently, the board approved Associate membership for The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Please welcome them to the consortium. David Eccles School of Business Executive Education Executive Education offers experiential-based, impact-driven programs

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    U.S. News Ranked Columbia No. 2, but a Math Professor Has His Doubts

    U.S. News Ranked Columbia No. 2, but a Math Professor Has His Doubts

      Dr. Michael Thaddeus, Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University identified several data discrepancies that Columbia University provided to U.S. News & World Report, renewing the debate over the value and accuracy of