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100 Tactics for Immediate Labor Savings
In response to COVID-19 budget woes, college and university leaders are considering widespread layoffs to remain solvent. Watch this short video to learn why that happens, and how you can secure sustainable cost savings that won’t jeopardize staff morale.
We’ve outlined three differentiated mental health crisis response models for college and universities, along with their respective benefits and challenges.
Some campus leaders are reframing the campus safety conversation around community needs in order to take a more holistic campus safety approach.
While interest in M&A has spiked, many leaders remain uncertain about how it might fit into their institutional strategy. Part of this stems from stakeholder misconceptions of M&A in higher ed: Board members, for example, may have experience with M&A in other industries but fail to recognize regulatory and cultural factors that make it difficult to apply corporate best practices in a higher education context. Meanwhile, other institutional stakeholders may misinterpret media narratives around M&As in higher ed, leading to overstated expectations around the ease, likelihood, or impact of a potential transaction
On December 21, 2020, Congress finalized a new stimulus package and federal budget in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to provide another round of relief to the US economy. While this latest relief package is far smaller and later than many of us would have hoped for, higher education leaders can expect some additional federal assistance to start 2021.
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In this session, we will share benchmarking data from a recent EAB survey of higher ed business leaders on current financial status and planned next steps, as well as case studies of emerging cost reduction efforts in the COVID-19 crisis.