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Hallmarks of an Antiracist Institution: The Behaviors and Actions that Promote Racial Justice in Education

The ongoing national conversation about the deadly impact of racism has created an urgency around the need for dramatic change at all levels of society.

The Promise and Perils of Growing Professional and Adult Enrollment for Chief Business Officers

Our discussion will shed new light on how to think about the competition, and how institutions should shape their growth strategy in adult and grad education.

Research and Services

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.

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A Practical Approach to Institutional Risk Management

Helps members devise a financially realistic framework for ensuring that the institution is systematically evaluating risk exposure, allocating scarce mitigation resources to the risks deemed most important, and incenting risk owners across campus to better manage their risks.

Operationalizing Strategic Initiatives

CBOs must focus on reducing costs and ensuring that resources are allocated for innovative strategic initiatives. We profile 14 best practices for turning broad strategic goals into operational initiatives.

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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.

Adapting university office spaces to support flexible work arrangements

Many higher education institutions are embracing more permanent flexible work spaces for administrative and professional services employees. Campus leaders must therefore begin rethinking their office space strategy.

5 Lessons from the Inaugural Financial Sustainability Collaborative

In Spring 2020, we brought together the inaugural cohort of the Financial Sustainability Collaborative (FSC). Thirty institutions gathered monthly and followed a four-month, EAB-created curriculum to confidentially discuss the myriad challenges associated with budgetary and financial perspectives within the academic enterprise.

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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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Business Affairs Forum

Helping Chief Business Officers and VPs Finance and Administration manage institutional finance, operations, and future strategy through peer-tested strategies and insights.

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