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Have you considered a merger? Because hope is not a plan in higher ed


College and university administrators and trustees in the United States and those who follow the industry closely know its many challenges. Changing demographics, shrinking enrollments, online competition in locales that were previously protected, the unfortunate impact of rankings, higher costs of regulation and staff benefits, reduced state support, a public that is losing faith in higher education’s value and power to enhance social mobility, undergraduate excess capacity, and much, much more.


Ricardo Azziz, MD, MPH, MBA

A educator-scientist-executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in higher education, research, and healthcare, Dr. Azziz currently serves as Regents’ Professor, Augusta University; Senior Fellow, American Association of State Colleges & Universities; Visiting Scholar, Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California; and former founding CEO, Georgia Regents Health System.