Content Type: Toolkit
Leading a university has never been more challenging, especially for new presidents. This page provides tools to help leadership teams decide what is most important to share with an incoming president up front, as well as suggestions for resources to help new presidents get smart on topics across higher ed.
This toolkit helps institutions understand why they should lead a community needs assessment and what steps they should take to manage one.
Explore the resources and examples to streamline the planning and writing process for your institutional DEIJ (diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice) plan.
COVID-19 has exacerbated financial, social, and physical challenges both in and outside of campus, prompting many higher education institutions to reevaluate their role in economic development and recovery. Discover five major trends to consider when communicating about institutional economic development activity and goals and access corresponding tools.
Advancement leaders should use this list of resources collected from their peers to help educate themselves and their teams on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. This will help shops build more inclusive teams and better prepare for conversations with stakeholders for whom these topics are important.
This toolkit will help higher education leaders understand and build foundational skills for strong data literacy to improve academic resource planning.
To reduce overall time-to-deployment of purchased applications and SaaS and mitigate risk, IT and procurement groups in education are introducing standardized, comprehensive RFIs early in vendor evaluation. Use our Excel sheet template to capture RFI information and create rack-and-stack profiles of multiple vendor responses.
As CTOs pursue change initiatives in their districts, poor stakeholder communication can easily derail good faith efforts to implement, update, or decommission technology. This toolkit will help district technology leaders identify stakeholders and develop targeted engagement strategies and messaging to drive successful change management.
Access tools and resources that address the most common barriers to FAFSA submission and help you get the word out to students.
Leaders at K-12 school districts—who already battle public scrutiny and decision fatigue—are forced to rethink their operating models amid the pandemic and can’t afford to make uninformed choices. Access our checklists with key leadership decisions and evidence-based recommendations for virtual, in-person, and hybrid school districts.