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Financial Performance Collaborative

Thank you for participating in EAB’s Financial Performance Collaborative.
You now have the opportunity to register for up to three modules of the Financial Performance Collaborative, based on your institutional priorities and team capacity across the next three months. As a reminder, each module will require an Implementation Leader (IL). Sessions are best suited for Chief Business Officers and Provosts.

EAB IGNITED

Please join us this fall for EAB IGNITED where we will bring together Presidents, Provosts, Chief Business Officers, and Heads 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

How Colleges are Tackling the Growing Childcare Crisis

This EAB study provides strategies and tactics higher education leaders can implement to support faculty and staff caregivers.

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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.

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.

Quick Reads

A lesson from Starbucks: How to address campus flashpoints

Colleges and universities are not the only organizations that experience climate “flashpoints”: Incidents around diversity and inclusion, sexual misconduct, and free speech are affecting some of the most well-known businesses today. Here’s what higher ed can learn from Starbucks’ response to high-profile bias incident.

What higher ed leaders can learn from Northern Virginia’s bid for Amazon HQ2

We conducted research interviews with many of the leaders involved with Northern Virginia’s winning bid for Amazon HQ2 and walked away with these three lessons for higher ed strategy leaders.

What college presidents can learn from Zappos

While the term customer service can make some campus leaders uncomfortable, those who can suspend their initial disbelief can gain these three valuable lessons about student and staff engagement from the private sector.

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