List five takeaways from this semester’s focus on higher education policy—five things that stood out to you as the most important pieces of information you have learned that you can apply to your current and future professional career pathways. Discuss how you might utilize those five key pieces of information moving forward in your professional career.

Identify areas of policy analysis that you feel will be most important for higher education institutions in the next decade. What trends do you envision will shape the ways that state and federal policies are developed to support college students’ preparation, access, and success in higher education? Summarize the role that federal and state funding sources will play with individual higher education institutions’ policies.