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Campus 2030: Innovations in Research Laboratory Design

Join EAB’s research expert Jon Barnhart as he discusses the most important design and governance innovations institutions can invest in labs now—and what he predicts will grow in importance over the years to come. This session is best suited for Chief Business Officers, Senior Facilities Officers, Chiefs of Staff, and Chief Research Officers.

Campus 2030: Investing in Student-Centric Spaces to Elevate the Campus Experience

In this session, EAB will unpack how universities are responding to these growing student expectations to improve the student experience on campus across three space types: food and dining halls, residential facilities, and health and wellness centers. This session is best suited for Chief Business Officers, Senior Facilities Officers, Chiefs of Staff, Vice President, Student Affairs, and other student-centric leaders.

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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

3 critical lessons from campus racial flashpoints that we ignore

Caught up in the controversy of the moment, leaders can overlook a valuable opportunity to use campus racial flashpoints as a starting point to investigate their institution’s racial legacy and use this knowledge to improve the current campus climate.

3 common challenges with academic program assessment

EAB’s Financial Sustainability Collaborative has worked with over 100 schools to help them structure their academic program assessment process, and that experience has provided us with some observations about the common challenges confronting schools undertaking academic program assessment.

Diagnose faculty racial inequity with these 8 critical metrics

Many colleges and universities have devoted significant time and resources to diversifying their faculty pipelines, but ensuring these faculty members stick around is the second—and equally critical—step. Discover eight metrics that can help your institution diagnose faculty racial inequity.

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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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