"When the leaders of 11 prominent public research universities signed an agreement to form the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) in 2014, it was viewed as a fairly bold (if brazen) move. They were going to share ideas in an increasingly competitive higher ed environment to tackle the thorny issue of broadening access."—Source: Education Dive
WHY THIS MATTERS:
There's no doubt that predictive analytics can be useful. But to offer the most value, deploy data systems at scale. That's not always possible, but it's a clear takeaway from the recent experiment by 11 colleges.