Ian Symmonds & Associates compiled the top seven threats based on results from their survey in January. The list yielded some surprising responses:

  1. Financial model, cost, and expense structure.
  2. Culture wars and political polarization.
  3. Faculty and staff recruitment and retention.
  4. Cost and value vs perception in the marketplace.
  5. Demographic and marketplace shifts.
  6. Leadership while navigating and leading needed change.
  7. Economic uncertainty amid future forecasts.

Read the raw results here.