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When Industries Change: The Future of Higher Education

Continuing Higher Education Review Volume 65, ISSN 0893-0384


Factors altering the higher education industry include radical change in the type of students, necessity of lifetime education, and new technologies. These factors are increasing the entry of private-sector players. Strategic university responses may be strengthening of accreditation, cost-cutting and efficiency measures, horizontal specialization, and aggressive pursuit of distance initiatives. (SK)


Collis, D. (2001). When Industries Change: The Future of Higher Education. Continuing Higher Education Review, 65, 7-24. Retrieved February 21, 2020 from .

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