Area of Expertise: Student Affairs
As a Starfish Strategic Leader at EAB, Melissa uses her product knowledge and love of assessment to support partners in aligning their strategic goals and metrics.
Tess is an analyst on the Student Affairs Forum. Her research has focused on student financial insecurity, student wellness, and helping institutions prepare for the 2020 election.
Kurubel Belay is a researcher focused on developing innovative learning experiences for partner institutions. He joined EAB in 2018 where he has supported research for Chief Research Officers and Provosts addressing issues faced by students and faculty.
After serving as both Associate Director of Graduate Admissions at GWU and Undergraduate Admission Officer and Assistant Director at Stanford University, Kate came to EAB to have a broader impact on selective admission and higher education initiatives across the country.
As a Research Associate Director, Vashae has the opportunity to put her passion for higher education and her commitment to student success to work by engaging with the leadership at our large public and private partner institutions.
Rachel came to EAB from a large research institution in the south. While there, she spent 7 years leading a leadership development and mentoring program for students across multiple disciplines in order to equip them to be the next generation of servant leaders. Through this experience, Rachel fully realized her desire and passion for cultivating relationships with university stakeholders and executives through service and learning opportunities.
Molly O’Connor is a senior director on the Enrollment Management Forum.
Kate Cudé is a senior research analyst with the Student Affairs Forum.