Northeastern well-positioned to meet higher ed challenges, Aoun says

President Joseph E. Aoun’s message on Wednesday at his annual address to the Faculty Senate was clear: Northeastern University is well-positioned to meet the challenges and changing landscape in higher education today.

“I feel the higher education picture is exciting,” Aoun said. “It’s exciting for those who are going to take charge and shape the future of higher education. If we stand still, we are not going to move forward.”

There are many factors contributing to changes in higher education, Aoun explained, including changing student demographics, a shift from a teacher-centered approach to a learner-centered approach, and a push at …read more