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Strategy and Planning

Events

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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The Right Way to Engage with Your Institutional Heritage

This resource provides step-by-step guidance to assist colleges and universities in their efforts towards institutional reckoning and healing.

EAB IgnitED: On-Demand Materials

Access the on-demand materials from our EAB IgnitED sessions, which bring together provosts, chief business officers, and chiefs of strategy for closed-door discussions and cross-cabinet working groups.

EAB Virtual Strategy Forum for Presidents: On-Demand Materials

Access the materials from our Virtual Strategy Forum sessions, where presidents learned about dynamic strategic planning and discussed emerging approaches with their peers.

Quick Reads

Evaluating opportunities for external partnerships

External partnerships are excellent resources in a time when universities need to focus on their core educational missions and worry less about functionality in other areas.

Improving student enrollment and retention through on-campus employment and career development

When enrollment declines and potential college-goers question the return on investment of a bachelor’s degree, we need to recruit and retain students by linking on-campus employment with career development and academic curriculum.

Supporting transfer student enrollment and completion goals

Higher education across the nation is facing detrimental declines in student enrollment, challenging our institution’s leaders to be more innovative, more strategic, more empathetic to the needs of students, and more flexible as the “traditional” state of in-person and residential campuses shift to meet today’s students. A large portion of today’s average student body comprises transfer students and these transfer students come with unique needs and expectations—ones that demand our institutions to be better equipped to support enrollment and completion of goals of these students.

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