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Demystifying Alternative Credentials and Providers for Cabinets: Opportunities and Threats at the Cutting Edge of Adult and Grad Growth

Stackable certificates, microcredentials, and MOOCs 2.0—among a plethora of alternative offerings—are evolving quickly, engaging a growing share of post-baccalaureate learners. Higher ed leaders are concerned that traditional institutions and credentials are being disrupted, potentially replaced altogether.

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.

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

How Promoting Institutional Values Strengthens Campus Climate

Statements that isolate university free speech values may disharmonize students who question if the institution values diversity and inclusion to the same extent as free speech. To promote a holistic view of their institution’s values, institution leaders must articulate, reinforce, and allow students to reflect on the university’s values. These three steps will help university leaders turn abstract values into values students engage with and ponder during their time on campus.

4 key components of a strong DEI plan

We reviewed over 40 DEI plans across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the U.K. to better understand how campuses are demonstrating real work and commitment to DEI. EAB identified four key components of an actionable and compelling DEI plan.

It’s time to ask tough questions about college and university athletic programs

Absent an effective strategy to review and realign the athletics portfolio, institutions risk the depletion of their financial and reputational resources, which is being accelerated due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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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