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It is critical that all senior institutional leaders have a baseline understanding of the current flashpoint landscape. First, teach senior leaders about the rapidly evolving landscape, then review how to address flashpoints through social listening. Effectively addressing climate flashpoints is a campus-wide challenge that requires preparation and discussion long before an incident ever takes place.…

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To prove ROI, institutions are focused on preparing students for post-graduate success. Given their pre-existing programs and access to undergraduates, student affairs practitioners can play a unique role in this institutional priority. The strategies profiled in this infographic represent six ways student affairs can have the greatest impact in supporting experiential learning. These strategies range…

Last week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed new guidelines on how colleges and universities should handle sexual misconduct allegations on campus. Broadly, the proposal is seen as bolstering the rights of those accused of sexual misconduct on campus. Next, the proposed guidelines will be subject to a public comment period. These new guidelines certainly represent…

The latest wave of student activism on campuses caught many institutions by surprise. One of the distinguishing factors about recent activism is the widespread presence of external influences, or third-party actors. Are your policies ready for today’s student activism? Use EAB’s free speech policy audit to identify, review, and update your campus’s relevant policies Today…

Though many students struggle with their transition to college, first-generation college students are often left to navigate the transition without advice from their families. These students often face additional adjustment barriers, from difficulty accessing important resources to difficulty connecting with support networks on campus. The four tactics highlighted in this infographic outline proactive, campus-wide approaches—leveraging…

Demand for campus mental health services continues to grow with no signs of slowing. Higher education leaders recognize the high stakes associated with delayed access to mental health support. Students’ mental health concerns and access to treatment also impact key organizational goals, such as academic performance and retention. Hiring additional staff is not a sustainable,…

About the Webconference The growing demand for campus mental health services and increasing complexity of students’ mental health concerns have prompted difficult questions about the scope of campus care. Institutions recognize they can’t provide all types of services with finite resources. To keep pace with students’ concerns and address expectations about availability of care, campus…

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About the Webconference First-year students face many challenges associated with transitioning to college. EAB recommends institutions integrate resilience concepts across the first year to help students build the skills they need to overcome early setbacks and succeed on campus. This webconference will discuss how to integrate resilience-focused programming and messaging across the first year and…

About the Webconference Colleges and universities continue to be surprised by campus climate flashpoints. Today, the volume of flashpoints happening in the public and private sectors are amplifying the pressure on colleges and universities to right size their responses. Left unchecked or mis-addressed, flashpoints negatively impact the student experience, overwhelm staff and resources, and ultimately…

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