Helen helped develop the Higher Ed Strategy Forum, EAB’s signature research offering for higher ed presidents. As an institutional strategy researcher, Helen examines emerging student and market trends and their impact on college and university administration. Prior to her work with HESF, Helen conducted market research to help leaders identify opportunities for programmatic growth.
Helen’s previous experience includes academic research and K-12 program development. In her spare time, Helen climbs, hikes, and explores craft cocktails.
Helen graduated from the University of Chicago with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and linguistics, earning general honors and Phi Beta Kappa distinctions. Her studies focused on the cognitive processes that underlie students’ academic and learning experience.
Research and Insights
The phrase we must “meet students where they are,” is one that’s often repeated in student affairs and it has taken on new urgency amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Given the stress and uncertainty in these unprecedented times, institutions are focusing on new ways to engage students around health and wellness online.
COVID-19 disrupted the spring recruitment process. It left students unable to complete their internships and recruiters unable to visit campus. Here are four examples of ways alumni can help the class of 2020 right now.