‘Employer U’ Is Here, And It’s Here To Stay

“This past week gave us perhaps the most significant flurry of game-changing news for the worlds of higher education and talent development. Announcements of an innovative new partnership between ASU and State Farm, United Airlines acquiring a flight training school, and University of North Texas launching a new MBA program with the Dallas Cowboys give us a clear glimpse into the future of work and education. As I’ve long argued, we are headed for a merger of the two and it will materialize in various forms of employer-designed, -driven, or –operated models that draw tighter connections between learning and working. “Employer U” is here and it’s here to stay!”


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