The Family demographic has changed as well as the economic status of the average family from decades past in relation to inflation and the effects of the 2008 recession. The definition of the traditional student has changed: Age, Independence Status, commuter versus on campus resident numbers, and online only. How education is delivered has changed. There are MOOCs, online classes and capability based models for progression. All facets are changing at a rapid pace.
This challenge has been outlined in the infographic below along with examples of how some schools are changing their ways to strengthen their “Pillars of Success”.