Enrollment Growth University is a professional development podcast for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each episode features an interview with a leader in higher education, discussing enrollment growth strategies that are working at their institution, through topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, ...
Dr. Barrington Price, Vice President for Student Success and Engagement at Dominican University, joined the podcast to discuss social mobility strategies as a deliberate enrollment growth practice.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Brandon Busteed, President of University Partners and Global Head of Learn-Work Innovation at Kaplan, joined the podcast to postulate how higher ed gets to its first 1-million student university, and the perceived brand roadblocks in the way.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Lesley Nichols, Executive Director of Professional Studies at Emerson College, returned to the show to talk about both the student and administrative friction removed from moving to a self-service enrollment platform for their continuing education programs.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Amrit Ahluwalia, Editor in Chief of The EvoLLLution (an online publication founded by Modern Campus), joined the podcast to talk about the results from their State of CE survey addressing the gap between what modern learners want and what higher education actually offers.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Amy Smith, Chief Learning Officer at StraighterLine joined the podcast to talk about pathway partnership agreements and new +2 models for higher education students and institutions.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Andrew Stull, Associate Project Scientist at University of California, Santa Barbara, joined the podcast to talk about their team’s embodied instruction research, if there could be such a thing as too charismatic of an instructor, and how this research should influence our pedagogy.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Holy Names University joined the podcast to talk about their Parent Promise Program, the growing trend of multi-generational simultaneous attendance, and the value of creative parent marketing.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Jon Reifschneider, Director of Masters Studies of the Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation at Duke University joined the podcast to discuss how their artificial intelligence assistant empowers faculty to provide more personalized instruction.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Ann Buchele, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Linn-Benton Community College, joined the podcast to discuss the big institution-wide lift and ROI return on establishing guided pathways and support for your students.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Jaime Hunt, Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Miami University of Ohio joined the podcast to discuss both the challenges, opportunities, and positive constraints of taking over a Marcomms division mid-pandemic.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Leslie Daugherty, Education Designer at Education Design Lab, joined the podcast to discuss their BRIDGES inaugural cohort and how creating workforce partnership pathways can help solve the rural student underrepresentation problem in higher ed.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Karen Elzey, Associate Executive Director at Workcred, joined the podcast to talk about the partnerships and convenings that created a new framework for embedding industry certifications into our degree programs.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Kelly Ryan Bailey, Global Skills Evangelist at Emsi joined the podcast to talk about forging new partnerships with local employers by creating a shared skills language between us.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Brett Pollak, Director of Workplace Technology Services at UC San Diego, joined the podcast to talk about using vending machines to create a self-administration protocol for 65,000 COVID tests a month this spring.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Liz Gross, CEO at Campus Sonar joined the podcast to talk about how social listening can be utilized beyond mere brand monitoring exercises, including sophisticated programmatic research.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. David Peña-Guzman, Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Liberal Studies at San Francisco State University, and Dr. Ellie Anderson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Pomona University, joined the podcast to talk about creating academic podcasts for both curriculum and course promotion.…
Dr. Joey Gawrysiak, Director of Esports at Shenandoah University talks about the “more than games” reality of esports’ growth this year from a cross-disciplinary program standpoint, from a broadcasting standpoint, and from a public safety standpoint.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
Dr. Matt Bergman, Associate Professor at University of Louisville returned to the podcast to talk about their short-term stackable credentials, and why they may be the most effective program offering to help re-enroll the stop-out student.
Samantha Brandauer, Associate Provost and Executive Director at The Center for Global Study and Engagement at Dickinson College joined the podcast to discuss Dickinson’s “Study Abroad at Home” initiative and how they’re designing welcoming solutions for their international students during this unwelcome year.…
Dr. Martha Saunders, President at University of West Florida joined the podcast to talk university-industry partnerships and their Sea3D lab’s missional pivot during COVID.
Dr. James Lang, Professor of English and Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University returned to the podcast to discuss his new book, “Distracted: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It” and the research behind engaging distracted students.
Jennifer Garrett, Head of Industry, Education at Facebook, joined the podcast to discuss AI, test-to-learn, post-lead touch strategies, and new digital trends driving the student recruitment experience.
Whitney Soule, Sr. Vice President, and Dean of Admissions and Student Aid at Bowdoin College joined the podcast to discuss the efficiency and effectiveness of joint admission events with like institutions, especially in a new era with fewer SAT and ACT takers.
Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor of Online Learning at University of Illinois Springfield, and Senior Fellow at UPCEA returns to the show to remark on the acceleration of the blockchain movement during COVID-19, and how the blockchain can assist in new university collaborations.
Dr. Josie Ahlquist, consultant, author, and speaker, returns to the show to talk about how higher ed navigated the serious digital test we were given this year, along with the most powerful concepts from her new book, Digital Leadership in Higher Education.
Dr. Kathi Kern, Associate Provost of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Innovation, and Kathy Hamperian, Executive Director of Customer Support and Student IT Enablement at University of Kentucky, joined the podcast to talk about the massive and ambitious investment they made in hybrid learning technology in preparation for this fall.…
Dr. Vivian Liu, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Columbia University’s Community College Research Center joined the podcast to talk about whether institutions should see our students’ supplemental enrollment at 2-year colleges as a revenue threat or a retention boost?
Dr. David Rettinger, Professor of Psychology and Director of Academic Integrity Programs at University of Mary Washington joined the podcast to talk about changing the incentives altogether and prevent the very need for online cheating in the first place.
Steve Morley, Director of Campus Planning at Credo joined the podcast to talk about approaching campus planning in the short-term from both a public health and pedagogical focus.
Anne Stefanyk, CEO and Founder of Kanopi Studios, joined the podcast to talk about the concept of inclusive storytelling and using language that helps ensure our students can picture themselves in our institution’s story. Kanopi Studio's Accessible Media Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxR3A-Se40c Kanopi Studio's Inclusive Content Stra…
Dr. Phillip Levine, Professor of Economics at Wellesley College, and Founder of MyinTuition joined the podcast to talk about where our institutions are at financially right now, and why we need to reassess our aid policies and packages heading into next year in order to ensure we still have an access story for our lower- and middle-income students …
Miranda Benson, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Helix talks about our high risk for student melt this fall, and 10 ways to mitigate your risk through proven student engagement practices.
Dr. Rebecca Glazier, Associate Professor at University of Arkansas at Little Rock joined the podcast to talk about being prepared for a potential student retention crisis this fall with so many “new” online students, and what we can do to prevent it.
Brenda Thomas, Director of the University Colloquium Program at Florida Gulf Coast University joined the podcast to talk about negotiating course curriculum with our students, and the incredible engagement power of getting that student buy-in up-front.
Katy Kappler, Co-Founder and CEO of InScribe joined the podcast to talk about the power of student-to-student engagement, and how institutions can think about facilitating it this fall.
Katie Van Hazelen, Sr. Content Strategist at Helix Education joins Andy Nelson, Vice President of Marketing at Helix Education to discuss the underlying structure that makes for good “attention-getting” communication and marketing in a rapidly distractible world.
Dr. John Villasenor, Co-Director at the UCLA Institute for Technology, Law and Policy joined the podcast to discuss the pro and cons of course recordings and the different factors an institution should consider when developing their policies around them.
Chris Edwards, Senior Vice President of University Partnerships at MindEdge Learning joins Dr. Cherron Hoppes, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Helix Education to talk about the National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL) and why it’s an important organization to bring back to the higher education conversation right now.…
Dr. Aria Chernik, Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University joined the podcast to talk about Open Design and why Design Thinking at large is such a critical 21st century skill to teach our students.
Dr. Andre Audette, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Monmouth College joined the podcast to talk about how to turn more Gen Ed discovery students into declared majors for our programs.
Miranda Benson, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Helix Education shares proven principles and practices that elevate an institution’s student-facing interactions while laying a critical foundation of coaching.
Gil Rogers, Executive Vice President at PlatformQ Education, joined the podcast to talk about recent trends and best practices in virtual event planning during a pandemic.
Dr. Jenna Templeton, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Chatham University joins Dr. Cherron Hoppes, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Helix Education to talk about how an online readiness audit can prepare your institution to thrive come Fall 2020.
Kari Kovar, Chief Operating Officer at Helix Education breaks down the four essentials of expectation management to ensure an effective 2-way communication loop as you transition to quality online education this fall.
Cherron Hoppes Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Helix Education and Emily Wood, Director of Instructional Design at Helix Education discuss how presidents, provosts, and faculty can use Helix Education’s Online/Blended Course Quality Rubric to prioritize immediate needs in improving their institution’s online learning experience.…
Ana Maria Echeverri, AI Skills Learning and Certifications Lead at IBM, joined the podcast to talk about how higher ed can spin up new programs faster, and the open source data science curriculum kit they’re building together with University of Pennsylvania and the Linux Foundation.
Dr. Brian Bourke, Associate Professor of Postsecondary Education Administration at Murray State University shares that while institutions are feverishly scrambling to transition from remote emergency teaching to high-quality online education for fall, Student Affairs needs to be similarly scrambling on the student support side.…
Cherron Hoppes, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer and Vice President at Helix Education shares how to go beyond the the quick moves at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis to establish a quality experience for faculty, students, and stakeholders.
Matthew Morgan, Director of Storytelling at Santa Clara University, joined the podcast to discuss how our editorial, news, and marketing teams can all use storytelling strategies to make their campus stand out.
Jennifer Sohonie, Executive Director of Continuing Education at Bellevue College, joined the podcast to talk about Unmudl and the potential in collaborative workforce education pathways.