Author: Aliza Conway
For digital transformation success, start with a digital strategy that advances the university mission
The shift to widespread virtual instruction and operations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic underscores that digital transformation is no longer a luxury but a necessity for business continuity. Institutional leaders who had not made necessary investments find themselves asking: where do I begin, and do I need a ‘digital strategy ’?
IT business continuity plans and post-incident reviews: five questions for higher education IT leaders to consider
Read five questions higher education leaders must consider as it relates to IT business continuity plans and post-incident reviews.
University administrators nationwide are currently knee deep in scenario planning for bringing students back to campus. There are a lot of unknowns – including when federal and state restrictions will be lifted and the modality of instruction that will be in place across the year. While many schools have announced plans to hold classes face-to-face in the fall if at all feasible, it may not be.
Many advancement leaders know this is a vital time to steward donors in a way that builds and solidifies relationships. It is crucial that donors are hearing from us and feel supported and appreciated during these challenging times
With dire predictions for fall freshmen enrollments making headlines, colleges and universities are bracing for the financial shock to come. While many are hopeful that even a partial reopening of campuses in the fall will avert worst-case revenue scenarios, they still face a fiercely competitive domestic enrollment market.
On May 7th, EAB’s Alec Pallin sat down with Kellie Campbell, Chief Technology Officer at Vermont Technical College (VTC) in Randolph Center, Vermont. Kellie shared insights around VTC’s COVID-19 cloud strategy and how their flexible budget model accommodated COVID-19’s rapid changes.
To create a seamless reopening process and avoid future confusion, it is crucial that CROs develop plans that can easily scale up to serve a broader university-wide plans.
Now that we’ve entered commencement season, college and university leaders are shifting their gaze from the emergency responses needed for spring terms toward big questions about the fall.
The impact of COVID-19 on Facilities work and staff: results of EAB’s survey of senior facilities officers
To better understand the decisions made by Facilities leaders, EAB deployed a survey across mid-April to measure the impact of COVID-19 on operations.
Institutions have created strategic investment funds specifically for lab upgrades. Read on to see how two campuses structured their programs.