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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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Guide to EAB’s University Research Presentations

In partnership with Strategic Leaders, EAB’s Research Advisory Services experts work actively with partners to find best practices that suit your institution, and to help you make sound decisions that attract institutional support.

Your University Research Resource Hub

EAB provides chief university research officers with best practices to achieve growth and performance improvements, while reducing administrative burdens.

University Research Website Audit

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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Unpacking university research office structures

Research offices today must address unpredictable funding shifts, complex regulations, and increased competition from other schools for grant funding. These challenges expand and diversify the scope of a research office’s work. To tackle these diverse challenges and improve university research functionality, leaders often look to optimize the organizational structure of their office. A smart organizational structure will help offices streamline processes, improve communication, and designate activity ownership.

How to elevate early-phase research initiatives

Faculty often struggle to convert their innovative research ideas into meaningful projects, as their ideas can fly under the radar for funders, administrators, and research colleagues. Read our insight to learn how two pioneering universities elevate these early-phase research projects with crowdfunding and cross-disciplinary financing options.

Update on US-China research relations, and headlines you might have missed during the COVID disruption

The drumbeat of US vs. China sentiment in Washington DC has grown stronger, giving way to new policies and positions that will negatively impact US research universities. Some of these dustups make national news, but given the whirlwind of information related to COVID, it is easy to lose track of what is happening on a global scale. This write up summarizes stories relevant to university research leaders monitoring how the federal government is responding to foreign interference and global research partnerships.

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

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