Archive for the ‘Demographics’ Category

Demographic Changes Affecting Higher Ed in New England

Demographic changes are underway that will continue to affect enrollment in higher education institutions.  The number of people in the traditional college student age-range is declining in New England, pointing to an inevitable corollary decline in enrollment numbers for this demographic.  More details about these trends are addressed in the resources below. Chronicle of Higher […]

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Continuing Higher Education and Older Adults: A Growing Challenge and Golden Opportunity

“Educating older adults has been important to adult and continuing education for years, but the reality of a skyrocketing aging population is now upon us. This reality evokes a sense of urgency for adult and continuing educators in higher education to respond.”   There is a body of research that shows that higher education has […]

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