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2024 Roundtable for Chief Business Officers

Please join us in Washington, DC next April for the return of our signature in-person meeting series for Chief Business Officers. At our roundtable, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in highly interactive, executive-level conversations about the most pressing challenges facing higher education today. Sessions are limited to Chief Business Officers and Chief Financial Officers.

Maintaining Momentum and Sustaining Progress: A Conversation with CDOs on Leading Through Challenging Times

Please join us for a roundtable discussion where we will explore the evolving role of the Chief Diversity Officer and strategies to remain effective in the everchanging landscape of higher education. EAB will host a panel discussion with CDOs from our partner institutions who will share their perspectives and insights on how to lead through adversity. Sessions are limited to Chief Diversity Officers and Vice Presidents, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Research and Services

Recruitment Strategies to Win Over Top External Talent

This white paper outlines the urgency drivers for why higher ed must modernize its recruiting and onboarding strategies to attract talent. Then, it provides campus leaders with 10 foundational solutions to common challenges across the major phases of the talent acquisition process that out-of-sector competitors have already implemented.

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Employee Recruitment and Retention Resource Center

Amid record-setting employee turnover and disengagement, higher ed leadership teams have little choice but to rethink how they recruit and retain talent. EAB’s resource center compiles tools and resources to help your campus bolster employee recruitment and retention.

Higher Ed Job Description Checklist

Use this checklist to assess your institution’s current job descriptions and identify opportunities to increase the number of qualified applicants by increasing accessibility, adjusting requirements to welcome a broader array of qualified candidates, and articulating the value proposition of the workplace.

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.

Quick Reads

An Integration Command Center Expands Access to Reliable Data Across Campus

John Carroll University partnered with EAB to implement Edify as a comprehensive integration command center.

Expanding Analytics Capabilities and Improving Campus Data Use

Dixie State University partnered with EAB to implement Edify as a data management platform to organize data and facilitate access to reliable information.

Embedding Data in Review Process to Improve Resource Allocation

Using Academic Performance Solutions (APS), SAU was able to
use key department level metrics to inform resource requests and make allocation decisions.

Experts

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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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