Higher Education’s Biggest Challenge? Finding a Model that Meets the Demands of a Changing Workforce, MET Dean Zlateva Tells ‘Modern Campus’ Podcast

As dean of Boston University Metropolitan College (MET), Dean Tanya Zlateva is steeped in matters of online course delivery, development, and the means of bringing professional education approaches to traditional research university settings. In a conversation featured in a recent episode of Modern Campus’s “Illumination” podcast, Dean Zlateva explained that her experience having designed some […]

Partnership, Collaboration, and Mobilization: A Metropolitan College Case Study

Despite an encroaching pandemic, MET harnesses a history of innovation and teamwork to successfully deliver three jeopardized modules with international partner Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid. For 14 years, the MET International spring break course in Spain had gone off without a hitch. There was no reason for the program’s coordinators to expect a […]

The New Normal: Dean Zlateva Welcomes MET Students in Virtual Ceremony

Boston University’s Annual Matriculation Ceremony occurred on Sunday, August 30—and it was historic for being the University’s first virtual matriculation, another harbinger of the new normal unfolding amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Attending in person were Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva and the other BU college deans, along with top administrators and a few special guests—socially […]

In BU Today, Dean Zlateva Shares Positive Experience of Her Negative COVID-19 Test

In an editorial contribution to BU Today, Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva relayed to the University community the first steps of her personal Back2BU story—her experience using BU’s Healthway portal to arrange a coronavirus swab test on-campus, and the perspective it gave her. “I was curious and hopeful and apprehensive about how a system of […]

In New Interview, Dean Zlateva Explains How CE Units Can Help Universities Serve Non-Traditional Learners

University continuing education units are in the spotlight, thanks to their role in helping their institutions establish protocols for remote learning in a COVID-19 world. The lessons learned now will inform how traditional universities serve their student populations in years to come, suggests Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva in “Continuing Ed’s Responsibility to Help Universities […]