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Join us for a panel discussion with three heads of school to learn more about the steps they've taken to realize strategic alignment at their institutions--that is, that their mission, strategy, and org structure are all aligned to set them up for short-term success and long-term sustainability in the market. This session is best suited for Heads of School.
EAB experts spoke with university leaders to better understand the biggest change management barriers preventing bold change on campus. In a recent webinar, the research team shared their findings, including a framework to help secure buy-in.
When addressing historical ties to racial discrimination and oppression, influential stakeholders often focus on the potential risks of doing so and resist change. Our toolkit will help higher ed leaders address these change management barriers to meaningful progress.
Leading a university has never been more challenging, especially for new presidents. This page provides tools to help leadership teams decide what is most important to share with an incoming president up front, as well as suggestions for resources to help new presidents get smart on topics across higher ed.
EAB gathered chief human resource officers and senior facilities officers from 24 institutions to discuss return-to-work policies. Read this expert insight for the takeaways on what makes a more flexible work policy effective and how these changes might impact space utilization and employee engagement.
The Higher Education Strategy Forum hosted five virtual working sessions for presidential chiefs of staff and other strategic deputies representing 45 institutions across the United States and Canada. These working sessions gave us unique insight into what’s on the minds of presidents, cabinets, and boards as the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded.
Under the pressure of achieving a strategic vision, many higher ed leaders neglect the ingredients for impactful, sustained change. Read our insight for three of the most important parts to create an infrastructure that supports all strategic initiatives.
When it comes to investment in advancement office staffing: It’s not how many FTEs you add, but where you add them in your advancement shop that produces high ROI. Learn which areas have the most impact for your shop.
Gain a better understanding of digital transformation and the challenges of pursuing it in the higher education sector. Further, view examples of where digital transformation investments have been the most effective at addressing strategic and operational challenges in this interactive ebook.
How one institution transitioned from transactional to strategic HR—and what all business leaders can learn from their story
Given the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, university leaders are increasingly turning to HR as a strategic partner for planning and executing on institutional goals. This has posed a challenge for many HR leaders and their teams: they want to provide more strategic support, but they are bogged down by transactional work. The University of Virginia (UVA) tackled the challenge of strategic human resources through a multi-year HR transformation project called “Ufirst”.