Content Type: White Paper
Independent schools with headmasters emeriti do not publish publicly available, formal policies—which implies that the headmaster emeritus role may be less defined or less common at independent schools than the president emeritus role at higher education institutions. This brief outlines university president emeritus insights that can transfer to the headmaster emeritus role at independent schools.
Leaders across campus—and sometimes IT staff themselves—are often reluctant to part with older, less efficient technologies and applications. This executive brief compiles best practice research to help IT leaders leverage data and principled tactics to mitigate risks, eliminate legacy and redundant technologies, and recoup valuable IT costs and resources.
In recent years, many institutions have begun to improve and expand their analytics and business intelligence (BI) functions. This resource will help institutions structure and communicate business intelligence and analytics functions to improve data-driven decision-making.
The decisions that colleges and universities make across the next few months will determine the extent of the financial shock and whether the institution is positioned not only to recover, but also to emerge stronger on the other side. Based on our conversations with over a thousand college and university leaders, we have identified the five greatest mistakes in current COVID-19 response that are jeopardizing crisis recovery and post-crisis strategy.
Heads of school are being asked to respond to incivility in the classroom and events off campus. EAB recommends that schools prepare for flashpoints as part of their risk mitigation practices, create structures to consistently respond and prepare for risk, and that they use flashpoints as learning opportunities. Review these three key areas to get started.
The IT environment is undergoing once-in-a-generation change. This brief profiles tactics that CIOs, HR, and hiring managers can use to activate the IT workforce and develop hard-to-hire skillsets.
It is imperative for a successful campus visit program to have support from institutional functions beyond enrollment management. EAB research identified four key campus partners to proactively and regularly engage in enrollment efforts: Facilities, faculty, IT, and campus staff.
To improve program development, colleges should design new programs from the “outside-in,” which focuses first on student needs. Our guide provides an explanation of the realities of outside-in program design and a 30-minute activity to begin applying these strategies.
Many community college administrators struggle to identify funding sources for noncredit workforce training programs. Read this report to learn how administrators at seven profiled institutions fund the development and operations of new noncredit professional programs through grants and industry partnerships.
No matter a higher education institution’s objective, inevitably it’s silos that seem to get in the way of strategic thinking and planning. In the brief, you will find five silo threats outlined, as well as representative prompts and questions for executive team reflection and cabinet conversation.