Colin Koproske serves as a Managing Director within EAB’s strategic research division, overseeing research and services spanning academic affairs, enrollment strategy, student success, and strategic planning.
Colin joined EAB in 2010 and is one of the firm’s leading experts and thought leaders on the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the higher education landscape. He has led over 20 large-scale research initiatives on topics such as the impact of online education, progressive approaches to student advising, curricular design, experiential learning, departmental management, and the future of academic libraries. He is often called upon by EAB member institutions to present to cabinets, boards, faculty senates, and academic leaders on these topics.
Prior to joining EAB, Colin led policy and public affairs efforts for a national campaign finance reform organization in Washington, D.C., and served as a research fellow for a think tank focused on the intersection of science and philosophy.
Colin earned bachelor’s degrees in music performance and political science from the University of Southern California, graduating as class valedictorian. He also holds an MPhil in Political Theory from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.
Research and Insights
From faculty hiring to course scheduling to promotion and tenure, academic departments make or influence many decisions that affect the strategic priorities at your institution. These priorities include cost efficiency, enrollment growth, student outcomes, scholarship, and faculty diversity and inclusion. Improving on these goals requires a more data-informed approach to decision-making and resource allocation at…
This infographic highlights 10 ways to enhance the market value of students’ college experiences. Many curricular and cocurricular activities already prepare students for high-quality career outcomes. Unfortunately, many students fail to recognize the professional value of these activities and struggle to articulate that value on job applications. Help students understand how to start building their…
No one unit, office, or individual can “own” student success efforts, but without engagement from faculty, top-down initiatives are doomed to failure. Faculty-student interaction is key to student success. This study will help you clarify how faculty and academic units can support campus-wide student success initiatives. Download the complete publication or explore the table of…