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Strengthening the Talent Pipeline From Within: Career Mobility Strategies to Improve Both Retention and Recruitment (For Research Universities)

In this session, participants will learn about next-level strategies with proven ROI for strengthening the internal talent pipeline and fostering career development and advancement for staff. Sessions are best suited for Vice Presidents, Student Affairs, Vice Presidents, Enrollment Management, Chiefs of Staff, and Chief Business Officers.

Strengthening the Talent Pipeline From Within: Career Mobility Strategies to Improve Both Retention and Recruitment

In this session, participants will learn about next-level strategies with proven ROI for strengthening the internal talent pipeline and fostering career development and advancement for staff. Sessions are best suited for Vice Presidents, Student Affairs, Vice Presidents, Enrollment Management, Chiefs of Staff, and Chief Business Officers.

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

‘Mini MBAs’ for new department chairs

Department chairs are on the front lines of university decision making, but new chairs receive little or no training on program management. Learn how the University of Toronto’s day-long intensive training sessions help new chairs develop key financial management skills.

Six roles for faculty in student success

Faculty play a critical role in shaping the student experience, but they’re surprisingly absent from student success strategies. Our infographic outlines six ways that academic units and individual faculty members can help students successfully navigate their academic careers.

Four components of effective sophomore retention efforts

As they enter their second year, students lose the structured support network of the first-year experience. A significant portion of attrition can occur during the second year as students move off campus, meet with their advisors less frequently, and enter the unfamiliar territory of their major coursework. Discover four components of an effective strategy to help students ease their transition during the second year.

Experts

Associate Director
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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