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Events

EAB Presidential Experience Lab with Dreamscape Learn

Join Arizona State University President Michael Crow, acclaimed film producer/CEO of Dreamscape Immersive Walter Parkes, and EAB Chief Partner Officer Sally Amoruso for a hands-on exploration of the next horizon in technology-enhanced education. Sessions are limited to Presidents or Chancellors. 

EAB Presidential Roundtable

Please join us this winter for the return of our signature in-person meeting series where we will bring together progressive, forward-thinking presidents and chancellors to discuss the top challenges facing higher education. Sessions are limited to Presidents or Chancellors of our higher education partner institutions.

Research and Services

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.

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EAB Virtual Strategy Forum for Chiefs of Staff: On-Demand Materials

Get the resources from our Virtual Strategy Forums, where attendees learned about emerging approaches to dynamic strategy from EAB experts and peers.

Dynamic Strategy Resource Center

As competitive boundaries shift and student preferences evolve, the traditional model of higher ed strategic planning that results in a static, “sits on the shelf” document every five years is no longer sufficient. EAB’s resource center identifies eight strategic competencies that every leadership team must develop to overcome the pitfalls of periodic, stakeholder-driven planning cycles.

EAB’s Flexible Work Collaborative for Hybrid and Remote Employees

EAB has created the Flexible Work Collaborative for Hybrid and Remote Employees to help our partners understand the principles behind an effective flexible work policy, and develop a policy they can implement on their campus.

Quick Reads

4 Lessons from University Presidents on Crisis Thinking and Resilient Leadership

A crisis such as COVID-19 poses countless urgent decisions that are difficult for leaders to prioritize, often at the expense of long-term strategy. This fall, I sat down with more than two dozen college and university presidents for a roundtable discussion on avoiding the pitfalls of crisis thinking and building a culture of resilient leadership on campus.

Essential guidance for exploring your institution’s legacies of racism

University leaders are feeling increasing pressure to grapple with histories of racism embedded in physical and cultural artifacts on campuses. To better understand how higher ed is exploring and confronting histories of racism, EAB analyzed existing programs and initiatives from institutions across the United States and Canada.

15 Must-Ask Questions Before Addressing a Racist Symbol on Campus

Colleges and universities are experiencing intensifying public pressure to grapple with historical ties to racial harm. Before your institution renames, removes, or contextualizes a visible symbol of racial oppression, answer these 15 critical questions to ensure your work sustains and achieves strategic and transformative outcomes.

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