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Leveraging Hidden Enrollment Drivers to Grow International Enrollment

During this interactive roundtable, attendees will have the opportunity to share lessons and pain points with peers, ask questions of EAB experts, and learn key insights from our research.

Confronting Your Historical Racial Legacy: How to Get Buy-in, Mitigate Risk, and Avoid Change Management Barriers

Calls on US and Canadian institutions to address their historical ties to racial discrimination and oppression have intensified across 2020 and 2021. However, many college and university leaders often find their actions constrained to symbolic efforts that fail to address underlying context and ultimately contribute to repeated cycles of frustration and flashpoints on campus.

Research and Services

Academic Affairs Organizational Benchmarking Survey Findings

EAB launched an academic affairs organizational benchmarking survey to provide much-needed insight into the size, scope, and processes in place at colleges and universities across North America.

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4 lessons for academic affairs leaders on advancing faculty diversity goals

As more colleges and universities set diversity goals, competition for the best faculty candidates continues to intensify. Read the major takeaways from our workshop with chief academic officers on hiring BIPOC faculty.

13 tools to elevate diversity in the faculty hiring process

Despite a diversifying student population, the racial demographics of the faculty at colleges and universities has remained largely unchanged. These tools will help search committee chairs and members implement DEIJ tactics at each step of the faculty hiring process.

How to Create an Internationalization and Global Partnerships Strategy

Learn about the growing complexity of creating internationalization and global partnerships strategy and a more centralized and prioritized approach.

Quick Reads

Reorganizing and rightsizing academic affairs—What provosts need to know

In response to growing interest among provosts in norms and emerging trends associated with academic affairs unit, we launched a survey to provide much-needed insight into the size, scope, and processes in place at colleges and universities across North America.

The Impact of Academic Technologies on Successful Pandemic Operations

EAB conducted a survey of academic and IT leaders in December 2020 to assess the perceived impact of existing and new academic technologies on academic continuity, identify trends in tech purchasing, and gauge satisfaction with different vendor products. Discover the results and emerging trends in this interactive infographic.

Five myths about academic program portfolio review

Declines in enrollment and revenues, in some cases exacerbated by COVID-19 and in others a perennial issue, have forced many colleges and universities to take a hard look at their academic cost structure. While there is no single right way to make these difficult decisions, there are a few common mistakes that should be avoided if you decide to undertake such a process.

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Managing Director, Research Development
Senior Director, Strategic Research

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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Academic Affairs Forum

Helping Provosts, Chief Academic Officers and their teams improve academic resource efficiency, program innovation, and faculty development through peer-tested strategies and insights.

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