Change is an opportunity. Amid deepening pressures, universities must seize it
From population trends to economic drivers, we’re living at an inflection point. We’re having fewer kids, living longer and working differently. For many private universities and flagship state systems facing pressure to thrive, the central question is how to establish change as an opportunity instead of a hazard.
Amid declining enrollment, diminished public confidence and generational shifts in the workforce, change is a universal necessity in the 21st century. Adaptation demands that organizations and institutions overcome knee-jerk fears and instead welcome evolution as their durable path to success. If they don’t, the future falters.
Originally published: February 9, 2024
Author: Franklin D. Gilliam Jr.
Institution: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Published by: University Business