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Faculty Diversity and Cluster Hiring: When it Does—and Does Not—Work

Faculty diversity has been slow to change despite decades of calls from student activists. Recently, the Black Lives Matter movement has called particular attention to the low numbers of BIPOC faculty. Not only do faculty demographics lag behind the diversity of our campuses and communities, students also miss the benefits of learning from faculty with a diverse range of backgrounds.

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.

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How Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will impact your institution

EAB’s IT Forum hosted a Q&A panel with three senior IT leaders with experience navigating Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) at their institutions. Explore key takeaways from the roundtable event.


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Sign up for EAB’s university research website audit and a member of our team will complete an analysis of gaps in functionality, content, and design for your website.

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Impact of Biden’s “Made in All of America” plan on higher education economic recovery and development efforts

One of President-elect Biden’s most prominent campaign platforms was his “Made in All of America” plan—an economic plan that restores the emphasis on manufacturing while better incorporating new high-tech and advanced processes…Within each line of effort is a signal of opportunity for higher education institutions to better position themselves to receive federal funding. But to achieve this, institutions will have to rethink, sharpen, and execute on their economic recovery and development efforts.

Three ways the coronavirus pandemic upended international research partnerships

With vaccines in distribution in 2021, however, leaders can now revisit transformed international partnership opportunities to expand their research portfolio and grow globally. Here are three early impacts COVID-19 has had on research partnerships—and what universities can do now to be among the first to take advantage of new arrangements.

3 questions about ramping down faculty research labs from spring 2020—and how to answer them now

As university leaders debate how far they must ramp back down to reduce their COVID cases, we reviewed the most common challenges in ramping down labs this past spring with hopes of providing guidance on how to do it again if needed.


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