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EAB helps you improve academic efficiency and operations

College leaders are facing pressure to provide a greater return on education despite limited resources, intensifying competition, and changing attitudes about academia. EAB can help you improve academic efficiency, make smart resource trade-offs, and work through critical challenges to more effectively lead institutional transformation.

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EAB specializes in operations and strategy

Efficiency and Analytics

  • 100+ institutional partners of our national benchmarking collaborative
  • 3,500+individual users of our analytics platform

Business Affairs

  • Serving 219 CBOs across 49 states, 8 Canadian Provinces, and 1 UK Province
  • 180+ research calls with 160+ business affairs leaders across the last year

Facilities Management

  • 150+ senior facilities officers and their teams served
  • 99% of Facilities Forum partners agree our research improves the quality of their strategic decisions

Information Technology

  • Serving 200+ partner institutions in the USA, Canada, and the UK
  • Four experts totaling 30+ years of experience in higher education information technology

Office of University Research

  • 100+ tools, white papers, and audits for CROs and their teams available in our research library
  • 50+ on-campus workshops conducted with campus research leaders in the last year

Strategy and Planning

  • 50+ university presidents served
  • Tailored support, strategic research, and opportunities for off the record discussion for college and university presidents

"When EAB says they’re going to do the heavy lift, you can believe them."

Dr. Juliann Mazachek, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Washburn University

Research & Insights


Saint Leo President Jeffrey Senese offers a glimpse inside his school’s acquisition of Marymount California University and shares his philosophy on higher education leadership.

EAB hosted two virtual Q&A sessions to discuss the future of Facilities and remote work. Joined by guests David Kang of University of Colorado Boulder and Tom Morrison of Indiana University, the conversation centered around four lessons for Facilities leaders as they look to the campus of the future.


Higher Education is reeling from the financial and business model shocks that have been delivered by the coronavirus pandemic. As institutional leaders grapple with addressing the short-term operating issues necessary to keep running, longer-term questions of strategy and viability are taking on increasing urgency.

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