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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.

Research and Services

Bring Barbershop Sessions to Campus

EAB analyzed sense of belonging data from the 2020 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and found Black and Latino students, particularly men, struggle to find a sense of community compared to their white counterparts at R1 institutions. This resource helps institutions design a space specifically for Black and Latino men with the intent to improve belongingness for these student populations.

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Increasing Retention Rates for Black and Latino Men

This study examines results of a survey conducted on Black and Latino male students at UT Knoxville and identifies ways to improve sense of belonging and student outcomes.

Building a Sense of Belonging for Black and Latino Men: On-Demand Materials

As a distinct minority on campuses that are predominantly white and female, Black and Latino men struggle to find a sense of belonging and a supportive community on campus. We identified three critical relationships to improve sense of belonging for Black and Latino men.

Student Mental Health & Well-Being Collaborative

EAB’s Mental Health Collaborative will bring 30 university partners together to advance student mental health support on their campus.

Quick Reads

You removed the statue—now what?

Education leaders share three lessons on addressing historical legacies of racism on campus.

5 Components of Student Belonging

Students’ sense of belonging on campus is one of the top factors in their retention and persistence. Through a review of academic literature and conversations with university leaders, EAB has broken down student belonging into five specific, defined components—each with specific best practices that leaders can put in place.

Three innovations to help college students build community, resilience, and belonging

In EAB’s conversations with campus leaders about students’ sense of belonging and connectedness, three innovative strategies emerged.

Experts

Senior Director
Senior Research Analyst
Associate Director

Access the mental health resource center

Explore resources, insights, and on-demand webinars to help you support student mental health and well-being on your campus.

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Student Affairs Forum

Equipping student affairs officers with the research, resources and strategies to navigate a range of challenges associated with campus climate, metal health, diversity, student performance, and more.

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