Check Out My Presentation at the Global Education Conference – Wednesday, 11AM EST

How American Higher Education is Missing Out on the Global Pie – Wednesday, November 19th at 11AM EST Join the presentation here: link Join the conference here: link I will be discussing my bread and butter: Global Higher Ed and how awesome it can be. I will also intoduce my First Global University concept and discuss what a global university of the future looks like. The most exciting part of this presentation is that all the pieces required for a scaled global university already exist. We just need to find the right recipe to put them…

Global Demand for American Higher Education is Totally Inelastic

During 2008-2009, the worst years of the global economic crisis, when the sub-prime mortgage collapse became a fiscal meltdown and sent the global economy reeling, how did the public/private university sector fare? According to Moody’s, one of the two largest global credit rating agencies, during this fiscally brutal time “universities demonstrate a countercyclical ability to increase student enrollments during recessions… and offer long term potential for increasing revenue diversity”. Even the non-premium for-profit education sector showed considerable strength through the recession. Historically, international student enrollment growth trends in U.S. universities have powered through any and…

What is the global demand for American higher education? Everybody Wants It! I dare you to prove me wrong.

Let us broadly define demand for premium international education by the globally mobile post-secondary student base, which is now more than four million and projected to grow to more than eight million in the next ten years. These are students who can afford to leave their country of origin in search of premium options. What percentage of this group “demands” a U.S. education? What percentage wants it? These are moot questions. It’s a question of ninety-nine percent or ninety-five percent — not thirty, fifty or seventy percent. They all want the best.  There are some…