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
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