IDEA Impact Grants

September 28, 2015

By Brad K. Mazon, Ph.D., Director, Fundraising and Advancement As a fundraising professional, I have to always keep what motivates a donor to give in the forefront. Even in my own life, I’ve had to evaluate what it is about a certain organization that motivates me to want to support its cause. I’ve come to the conclusion that the motivation… Read more →

Pain and Gain: Tips for making practical sense of student ratings

August 31, 2015

By Jake Glover  I’ve been working with faculty to improve teaching and learning for nearly a decade now and my role with IDEA allows me to speak with literally hundreds of faculty across the world every year. Conversations about a plan of action from a student ratings report is consistently challenging, especially when the ratings are lower than what was… Read more →

IDEA at 40

August 4, 2015

By Ken Ryalls  In this, our 40th anniversary, I stand on the shoulders of giants, lucky enough to be leading IDEA with a highly committed team around me at a moment in time that is ripe with opportunity. As we are all (sometimes painfully) aware, higher education is arguably the most volatile industry in the United States today, with seemingly… Read more →