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Campus 2030: Harnessing the Power of Campus Space to Advance Strategic Goals

In this session, EAB will walk through the innovative ways institutions are using space to drive important strategic priorities forward, including student experience, interdisciplinary innovation, and diversity and inclusion. This session is best suited for Senior Facilities Officers.

Making the Most of Your EAB University Research Partnership

Join EAB this winter for a (re)orientation to what’s in store within your EAB University Research membership to make sure you’re taking advantage of all of the university research tools and resources your institution has access to. Sessions are best suited for Facility officers and teams.

Research and Services

2022 Roundtable for Chief Roundtable Officers

In a past roundtable session, we explored the furthering of winner-take-most dynamics in research, how universities are thinking differently about their research investments and costs, and how the pandemic has heightened the next-level employability of research leaders.


Research Communications Toolkit

Changing funding patterns mean that the long term growth of the research enterprise requires effective, strategic communications about the value of university-led research. We developed this toolkit to support CROs and their staff in articulating the value of research and maximizing the impact of communications efforts.

6 Imperatives for Embarking on Grand Challenges

It takes time to build effective large-scale collaborations. In fact, it is essential to begin the process well before any specific funding opportunities have appeared. This research brief reviews six imperatives to help universities select, equip, and launch a grand challenge initiative.

For the Greater Good: Boosting the Value of Industry Partnerships

Explore this study to learn how to achieve your growth targets through more strategic partner recruitment and management.

Quick Reads

What the CHIPS and Science Act means for higher education

The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America Act (CHIPS) and Science Act of 2022 is a $280B legislative package to support the U.S. semiconductor industry with new funding for manufacturing and research and development (R&D). Here’s what higher education leaders need to know.

Resilient Leadership Workshop: For College Presidents and Their Teams

Higher ed cabinet leaders are aware that leading in times of crisis is challenging. This EAB workshop highlights opportunities to learn from the pandemic and apply leadership lessons going forward.

3 Ways Institutions Can Help Expand Broadband

Learn how universities can leverage governmental and corporate funding currently available, collect necessary data, and organize community partnerships now to better prepare their communities for broadband development in this interactive infographic.


Director, Research
Associate Director, Research Development

Improve economic development communications

We've identified five major trends to consider when communicating about institutional economic development activity and goals.

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University Research Forum

Equipping Chief Research Officers with best practices and implementation support to more effectively craft and implement a winning growth strategy, communicate with campus stakeholders, and better align long-term planning with research funding realities.

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