Content Type: Expert Insight
As activists continue to call attention to the racial disparities in faculty demographics, institutional DEIJ plans increasingly include goals to recruit and retain BIPOC faculty. Most higher education institutions do not have standardized DEIJ hiring practices embedded into their processes—but that can change.
Faculty can play an important role in student mental health by acknowledging mental health challenges and promoting and being liaisons to support resources. But, while nearly eight out of ten professors had a 1-on-1 conversation with a student about mental health during the last year, less than 30 percent of faculty members said they have received training from their institutions to have such discussions.
EAB gathered chief human resource officers and senior facilities officers from 24 institutions to discuss return-to-work policies. Read this expert insight for the takeaways on what makes a more flexible work policy effective and how these changes might impact space utilization and employee engagement.
As the pandemic subsides, college and university leaders must decide how their campuses will operate in a post-pandemic world. To better understand the return-to-work decisions being made, EAB deployed a survey across mid-May to analyze early movers and planned changes on the future of flexible work arrangements for university administrative employees.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the path to college even more complicated, especially for underserved students. This expert insight shares four common missteps district leaders should avoid to ensure all students have access to postsecondary success.
How to help your youngest students talk about and navigate differences: A profile of Bank Street School for Children
Read about how the School for Children has created a specific racial justice and advocacy curriculum.
Many K-12 district leaders faced heightened scrutiny from families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This expert insight shares how Fort Bend Independent School District solicited feedback from parents without offering too much transparency.
Mental health has consistently topped the list of presidential concerns through the pandemic. ACE surveyed presidents on multiple occasions across the last year, and each time, mental health has garnered the number one spot – above long-term financial viability and enrollment numbers.
Students appreciate—and now expect—the flexibility that virtual services provide, but these experiences don’t always live up to students’ expectations. Discover why colleges and universities should adopt a user experience perspective to improve virtual student services.
More Than a Statement: Learn How Ravenscroft’s Head of School Works with Her Board to Promote an Inclusive Community
To learn about how one head of school employed a proactive approach to engaging her Board of Trustees in the school’s efforts to promote a sense of community belonging, EAB sat down with the head of Ravenscroft School.