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Campus 2030: Investing in Student-Centric Spaces to Elevate the Campus Experience

In this session, EAB will unpack how universities are responding to these growing student expectations to improve the student experience on campus across three space types: food and dining halls, residential facilities, and health and wellness centers. This session is best suited for Chief Business Officers, Senior Facilities Officers, Chiefs of Staff, Vice President, Student Affairs, and other student-centric leaders.

Campus 2030: Redesigning Academic Classrooms and Libraries to Support Modern Instructional Needs

In this session, EAB will share the latest innovations and promising designs for classrooms, academic commons, and the infrastructure that supports them. This session is best suited for Chief Business Officers, Senior Facilities Officers, Chiefs of Staff, Provost, and Academic leaders.

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3 strategies to move toward holistic campus safety

EAB held a roundtable, Beyond the Blue Light System: Three Imperatives for Holistic Campus Safety, which explored strategies for transitioning to a more holistic stakeholder-centric campus safety approach. Discover the three imperatives that leaders should follow for holistic campus safety.

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Administrative Financial Sustainability Collaborative

Improving administrative efficiency and effectiveness continue to be top of mind concerns for institutions large and small, however we have sensed many of our partners are struggling to make progress in an already-lean operating environment. EAB’s Administrative Financial Sustainability Collaborative will bring a cohort of university partners together to size administrative savings opportunities.

How higher ed leaders are adapting office space for hybrid work

As college and university leaders start to plan for a post-pandemic world, many are adapting their on-campus office space to better align with more hybrid work. To help campus leaders rethink office spaces, we’ve outlined three recommendations based on our recent conversations with Chief Business Officers and Senior Facilities Officers.

How IT Leaders are Adapting to Remote Work: A Conversation with Peers

In several recent roundtable discussions convened for higher education CIOs, we asked IT leaders to tell us how they are addressing workplace trends and post-pandemic institutional needs.

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Q&A: Why Winning on Talent is Critical to the State of the Higher Ed Sector

Staffing shortages in critical student services, like the counseling center, lead to fewer student appointments, reduction in services for high-needs students, and result in higher attrition rates. EAB gathered industry experts for a panel discussion where they shared their thoughts on the state of the sector and the talent crisis. They agreed, winning with students requires winning with talent.

The Time is Right to Prioritize Administrative Efficiency

To help institutions quickly surface and size meaningful savings opportunities, EAB is launching the Financial Sustainability Collaborative for Administrative and Organizational Effectiveness. Our innovative collaborative model convenes a cohort of institutions to tackle the complex terrain of administrative efficiency and effectiveness together.

8 principles for successful budget model redesigns

EAB has identified eight principles most important to budget remodel success. We recommend that all institutions changing models abide by the principles outlined below–regardless of current model, desired new model, or current point in the change process.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Economic Development Website

Discover the 10 essential components commonly seen among the most mature institutional economic development websites.

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