Colleges want to expand continuing education but don’t devote resources, survey says (Higher Ed Dive)

March 23, 2023

Dive Brief:

  • Continuing and online education programs offered by traditional brick-and-mortar colleges endure staffing issues, high administrative workloads and challenges accessing real-time student data. That’s according to an annual survey from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, and Modern Campus, a higher ed software provider.

  • Among surveyed college employees, 71% said their institutions’ senior leaders supported growing their institutions’ continuing education programs, but 57% said such programs weren’t staffed enough to meet institutional goals. 

  • Some 68% cited administrative burdens as a barrier to expanding continuing education programs, up from 53% in 2022.

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