NITLE Future Trends

NITLE Future Trends is a monthly report on emerging trendlines in higher education. Distributed to senior leaders from the NITLE Network as a benefit of membership, it is developed by NITLE’s senior fellow, Dr. Bryan Alexander. A variety of futures methodologies are used to develop each report, including environmental scanning through social media, scenario development and testing, ongoing conversations with innovators and thought leaders, feedback from report subscribers, and the NITLE Prediction Markets.

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Susan Ashley
Dean of the College and the Faculty
Colorado College


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Robert Renaud
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Dickinson College


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Academic Vice President and Dean of the University
University of Puget Sound