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Why DEIJ Progress in Higher Ed Has Flatlined: Three Ways to Drive Concrete Action at Your Institution

In this webinar, participants will learn about how higher education ended up in this position and what leaders must do to drive progress. Specifically, we will introduce EAB’s newest partner service, the Institutional Strategy Index for DEIJ, a tool that comprehensively and objectively evaluates the current state of your institution’s efforts against best practice and creates a personalized roadmap of actions to close gaps. This webinar best suited for Chief Diversity Officers, Provosts, Chiefs of Staff, and Vice Presidents, Student Affairs.

EAB IgnitED

Please join us this spring for this cabinet event where we will bring together provosts, chief business officers, and chiefs of strategy in closed-door, role-specific groups followed by cross-cabinet working sessions with peers from other institutions. EAB will lead you and your peers through a series of case profiles and interactive workshops designed to activate learning around our latest organizational effectiveness research and the ramifications for the higher ed landscape.

Research and Services

Higher Ed Employment Website Checklist

Employment websites serve as a gateway to the application and hiring process at your institution. And given heightened competition for talent, especially with out-of-sector organizations, it is more critical than ever to proactively articulate why applicants should choose your institution over other employers.

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How to compete in today’s higher ed enrollment, research, and talent landscapes

While bracing for disruption, it’s easy to overlook how much competition has fundamentally reshaped the higher education landscape. In particular, the emergence of three competitive market forces is already raising the stakes for institutions and altering what it means to “win” in key markets.

Cognitive biases that prevent real change on campus

Without general receptiveness to change, higher ed leaders are fighting an uphill battle to reap true transformation. Discover the most common cognitive biases that derail college leaders’ discussions, and decisions, and ultimately sabotage their strategy.

2022 Higher Ed State of the Sector

This year’s State of the Sector research explores how these competitive forces are redefining five key terrains, as well as what market leaders must do to distinguish themselves in the years to come.

Quick Reads

Why Setting a Clear Vision Matters Most to DEIJ Progress Right Now

Explore EAB’s infographic to see what 215+ higher ed leaders think are today’s biggest barriers to DEIJ strategy.

Eliminating the shuffle: Reviewing the coordination of first-year advisors, coaches and counselors

This fellowship blog focuses on campus efforts related to the first-year experience that can improve student retention on campus.

Supporting writing instruction in STEM courses

This fellowship blog explores best practices for STEM course assignments and class activity design, and how writing instruction in STEM courses can improve post-graduation outcomes for students.

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