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Strategic Advisory Services Resource Hub

Welcome to the Strategic Advisory Services Resource Hub! The resources in this hub are designed to serve your leadership team, direct reports, strategic task forces, committees, and teams as you seek to accelerate progress on core initiatives. We invite you to browse our library of research and insights, register for upcoming events, and sign up for partner services that provide custom assessments and recommendations.

Have a question about your partnership? Connect with us at [email protected] or contact your EAB Strategic Leader, or learn more about Strategic Advisory Services here.

Areas of Inquiry

Strategic Advisory Services has many Areas of Inquiry where we conduct ongoing research to address your toughest challenges on campus and offer actionable advice. In each of the areas you’ll find tools for decision support, stakeholder education, and implementation of best practices.
  • Admin, Finance, and Operations

    Deploy campus assets to advance institutional priorities

     

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  • Advancement

    Ensure fundraising growth with our strategic and operational guidance

     

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  • Blueprint for Growth

    Inform growth strategies across your portfolio

     

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  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

    Prioritize equity-related gaps and take action

     

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  • Dynamic Strategy

    Embed agility, prioritize strategic bets, and articulate a differentiated value proposition

     

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  • IT Strategy

    Shore up retention and build a more talent-resilient IT organization

     

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  • People and Workplace Culture

    Build competitive applicant pools and hold on to top performers

     

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  • Professional and Adult Education

    Lead campus innovation and market responsiveness in online, continuing ed, and other adult education

     

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  • Student Experience and Well-being

    Safeguard student success and mental health

     

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Upcoming Events

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Roundtable

2024 Presidential Experience Lab

Join EAB in Silicon Valley on June 4-5, 2024 to explore how AI is reshaping the future of higher education. This two-day event will bring you inside leading AI-companies to see firsthand how generative AI can be used as a tool to revolutionize your campus.
Roundtable

The Next Decade in Student Mental Health and Wellness

Student affairs leaders have been adjusting and implementing policies, procedures, and support services while moving from crisis to crisis. Given the demanding nature of crisis response, it has been difficult for leaders to step back and create a forward-looking strategy for mental health and well-being on campus.
Webinar

Addressing Rising Institutional Costs

Rising costs, financial uncertainties, and external pressures are all current threats to the financial viability of many institutions. Facing mandates from boards, legislators, or system offices, many leaders seek answers to the essential cost containment question: How can I make reductions successfully without undermining the important activities of the institution?
Roundtable

Building a Financially Resilient Institution

Join us to discover strategies for regional institutions to leverage in the short-term and long-term to address financial literacy and cultural readiness. We will share higher ed realities and strategies to activate on campus to build a financially resilient institution. This session will also focus on how to strengthen stakeholder recognition of institutional finances.
Roundtable

For Facilities Leaders: A Conversation on Cost Containment

As institutions face tightening budgets and uncertainty about future revenues, campus leaders are seeking opportunities to mitigate unnecessary costs and increase financial efficiency across every part of the enterprise, and the Facilities function is no exception. Facilities leaders remain under continued pressure to move the needle on evergreen challenges like reducing deferred maintenance backlogs, decreasing energy consumption, optimizing space utilization, and maximizing the value (and savings potential) of outsourcing and public-private partnerships.
Roundtable

Unlocking the Power of People Analytics

Colleges and universities have been using student data to advance institutional goals around student success and retention and make smart investment decisions for years. Yet, few institutions have similarly tapped into their employee data to solve talent challenges, leading to wasted resources and missed opportunities.

Research and Insights

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Infographic

The Five Levels of Financial Performance to Guide Proactive Planning in Higher Education

Use this infographic to determine your college's or university's cost management strategy based on five levels of financial…
Strategic Advisory Services
Resource Center

Enrollment Growth Strategy Resource Center

Shape your future enrollment growth strategy with research that uncovers hidden risks and opportunities and sheds light on…
Professional and Adult Education Advisory Services
Infographic

How Leaders Should Navigate Higher Ed's Biggest Challenges

Higher education leaders face unprecedented challenges to the operations and future of their institutions. These threats span from…
Strategic Advisory Services
Research Report

Addressing Free Speech and Student Activism on Campus

EAB outlines five recommendations to assist university leaders in their preparation for the 2024 election.
Strategic Advisory Services
Tool

Employer Demand Profiles

These profiles provide a snapshot of the employer demand in each region of the U.S., U.K., and Canada…
Strategic Advisory Services
Tool

Free Speech Policy Audit

This free speech policy audit outlines three steps to audit your higher ed institution's current policy and awareness-building…
Strategic Advisory Services
Tool

Free Speech Policy Compendium

This free speech policy compendium includes policy examples from public and private higher ed institutions.
Strategic Advisory Services
Research Report

Improve Faculty and Student Engagement with Your Institution’s Disability Accommodations Process

This report outlines two recommendations for how higher ed institutions can make the disability accommodations process much easier…
Strategic Advisory Services
Video

Reckoning with Relevance: 2024 Higher Ed State of the Sector On-Demand Webinar

Watch EAB's on-demand webinar to learn about the six trends that are shaping the higher ed state of…
Strategic Advisory Services
Blog

3 tech-enabled strategies to get ahead of FAFSA setbacks early

Explore how two community colleges used the Coordinated Care Network to help students complete their FAFSAs.
Community College Blog
Blog

Five strategies for regional public university leaders to succeed in today’s competitive market

Regional public universities stand as community stalwarts, serving as vital educational and financial hubs. Yet, despite their importance,…
Strategy Blog
Blog

3 possible student-athlete compensation models and what they mean for higher ed

Discover emerging student-athlete compensation models, learn how institutions will shift their athletic operations, and explore relevant news stories.
Strategy Blog