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Transfer Enrollment Falls Sharply

Ed Venit, managing director of student success research at EAB, an education consulting firm, said he was alarmed but not surprised by the huge percentage drop in upward-transfer enrollment. “A massive enrollment contraction in the two-year college space should lead to a big impact on four-year transfers,” he said. “A year ago, we didn’t see that reflected in the data. We were kind of waiting for the shoe to drop, and the shoe is now dropping.”

May 4, 2022 | Inside Higher Ed

Help wanted: Charlotte needs another superintendent — and few want the job

“Most (superintendents) are looking to have an impact,” said Ben Court, the director at EAB. “The work-life balance is something they sacrificed as long as they’re having a positive impact on students and communities. But many are starting to question whether that’s possible. … The challenges are having an impact.”

April 25, 2022 | Greensboro News & Record

How one university made wellness top priority at the presidential level

A triumvirate of crises exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—mental health, food insecurity and financial instability—have prompted higher education leaders to take a deep look at how well they are providing resources and services to students, staff and faculty.

April 20, 2022 | University Business

A Way to Stop the Bleeding

Christina Hubbard, senior director in strategic research at EAB, an education consulting firm, said she usually advises community college leaders against measures that reduce their full-time faculty head count.

April 15, 2022 | Inside Higher Ed

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Three Additional HBCUs Join EAB’s “Way Forward Initiative” Powered by Bank of America

Tuskegee University, Harris-Stowe State University, and LeMoyne-Owen College join five other HBCUs already working with EAB and Bank of America to advance student and institutional success.

February 24, 2022 | EAB

U.S. School Superintendents: Handling Political Divisions Is Toughest Part of Job

Nearly half of superintendents are considering or planning to leave their jobs in the next two to three years, according to a new EAB survey.

February 17, 2022 | EAB

EAB Adds Rapid Insight Technology to its Education Data Platform, Edify


The Rapid Insight technology will enhance EAB’s education data platform, Edify, and give administrators the ability to analyze siloed institutional data, whether or not they have coding experience.

October 27, 2021 | EAB

To Compete in a Shrinking Market, Colleges Need Sophisticated Digital Recruiting Strategies

Edify integrates and organizes campus data from disparate IT systems to solve the challenge of “digital sprawl” and enables innovation

September 23, 2021 | EAB

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