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Understanding the Adult Learner Landscape and Engaging with Mega Stealth Shoppers

Explore the latest trends in the adult learner markets and understand how to reach and engage with today’s mega stealth shoppers in a crowded market. This session is best suited to Provosts, Chief Marketing Officers, and Vice Presidents, Enrollment Management.

Building an Anti-Burnout Workplace Culture in Academic Affairs

Faculty burnout is not a new concern among university leaders, but the impact of the past few years on faculty well-being, morale, and engagement has elevated faculty burnout as an urgent priority for many academic leaders. After conducting 30+ research interviews with experts in the field, we are excited to share our early findings to questions about burnout and bring academic leaders together to engage with peers during a two-part event series. These sessions are limited to Provosts, Vice Provosts, and Associate Provosts.

Research and Services

Overcoming Historical and Systemic Barriers to Institutional Racism

Becoming an anti-racist institution involves conscious, active, and ongoing effort. In this webinar, participants will learn about the anti-racist behaviors and actions that span across unit and function to transform the experiences of ethnic and diverse populations on campus.

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Compendium of inclusive tenure and promotion policy

This compendium features 8 institutional examples of equitable approaches to tenure evaluation. When adopted widely, these efforts can help improve BIPOC faculty retention.

Design policies to retain and support BIPOC faculty

EAB brought together provosts and chief diversity officers to discuss promotion, tenure, and workload policies for BIPOC faculty retention and career advancement. Explore the takeaways from the sessions that you can implement on your campus.

Employer Demand Profiles

These profiles provide a snapshot of the employer demand in each state to inform portfolio and program brainstorming discussions.

Quick Reads

How flashpoint response impacts faculty well-being

To support faculty well-being, academic affairs leaders should consider these reflection questions and checklist items before responding to flashpoints and climate-related incidents.

The faculty burnout epidemic: Thought leaders we are reading, listening to, and following right now

Faculty are experiencing pandemic-induced career setbacks, change fatigue, looming trauma from the past two years, depleted community connections, and financial stressors imposed by inflation. To support academic leaders in their efforts to tackle faculty burnout, EAB’s faculty well-being research team has curated a list of top resources and thought leaders on the topic of faculty burnout.

Why your higher ed DEIJ initiatives fail—and 3 ways to drive success

While higher education institutions have recently made major investments in DEIJ initiatives, these efforts often fail because they do not address underlying causes of specific equity gaps. Competing priorities among cabinet leaders and uncoordinated initiatives further exacerbate the problem. To help, we created the Institutional Strategy Index for DEIJ.

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5 mistakes in higher ed COVID-19 strategy

We’ve identified the five greatest mistakes in current COVID-19 response that are jeopardizing crisis recovery and post-crisis strategy.

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