David Bevevino serves as a Practice Manager with EAB’s Academic Affairs Forum and University Systems Forum. In these roles, he provides leadership on the two forums research agendas. His research has focused on aligning departmental evaluation with institutional priorities, promoting timely degree completion, implementing university system shared services, managing tensions among system campuses, and the emerging roles of high-performing systems.
Previously, David led EAB’s Community College Executive Forum where he oversaw the firm’s work on community college student success. His best practice studies include Preventing Early Attrition and Getting to the Next Phase in Student Success: Partnership with Faculty to Achieve Sustainable Campus-Wide Change. He also helped guide member service strategy to ensure that community college presidents and their teams found maximum value from the practices and tools EAB creates.
David also led EAB’s research in the effects of social media on student life and contributed to several EAB best practice research reports including the 2012 study, Responding to Students of Concern: Best Practices for Behavioral Intervention Teams. David has also studied strategies for adopting disruptive innovations in university philanthropy, implementing social media fundraising campaigns, and creating a culture of giving among current students.
Prior to joining the EAB, David provided research, communications, and logistical support to the Academic Plan Steering Committee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a BA in Political Science and Spanish with highest distinction.