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Ed Insights: Workforce and Economic Development Panel

Ed Insights: Workforce and Economic Development Panel. Utah System of Higher Education

A quarterly discussion forum for higher education professionals in Utah. 

This ongoing quarterly series will feature key topics relevant to higher education professionals, as well as idea-sharing, networking, collaboration across the state’s system of colleges and universities, and more. Sessions are open to all employees of Utah’s higher education institutions, and agendas will be posted in advance to allow time to clear calendars to attend. All sessions will be held virtually and recorded and linked to this page below for future reference.

Past Meeting Resources

Ed Insights Recording (video)

Workforce Analysis for Program Review and Approval presentation (PDF)

To launch our Ed Insight series, we discussed data! Each institution is responsible for creating programs and degrees that align with industry need, but adequately describing that need can be difficult and confusing.

USHE Chief Economist, Carrie Mayne, joined us to share insights in data collection and how to connect that data to reporting needs in degree proposals. Additionally, Theresa Foxely, from the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, discussed emerging trends.