5 Questions with Don Mroz: Entrepreneurship declining in the U.S.

1.The U.S. currently ranks twelfth among developed nations in terms of business startup activity and has produced a negative net number of startups every year since 2008, according to Gallup. Why do you feel the number of startups has been…

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5 Questions with Jane Bailey: Keys to success for adult learners

1. Adult learners, students age 25 and older, have become one of the fastest growing college student populations and are expected to grow another 14 percent through 2021, according to Noel Levitz recent National Adult Student Priorities Report. Why do you…

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5 Questions with Steve Paulone: Recent stock market volatility

1. Most days recently have become an “all or nothing” with the stock market, with stocks surging to the best results of the year one day, while falling to new multi-year lows the next. What are the factors contributing to the…

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5 Questions with Carolyn Shiffman: Developing leadership in 2015

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1. Nearly half of U.S. companies claim leadership is the is the most difficult skill to find in employees, and just 36 percent said they felt leadership was a strength within their company, according to a 2015 Global Workforce Leadership…

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5 Questions with David Jannetty: Movie theater shootings in the U.S.

1. Movie theater shootings have taken place in Nashville, TN last week and in Lafayette, LA three weeks ago; and the sentencing was just held for the Colorado movie theater shooter. Why do you feel we’ve seen multiple occurrences of…

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5 Questions with Jane Bailey: Ways to improve first-year student retention

1. In a 2015 National Freshman Attitudes Report, which surveyed over 95,000 first year students at 297 colleges and universities nationwide, 91 percent of students said they are fully committed to their education and willing to do whatever it takes to…

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