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Global Research Partnership

Colleges and universities face an unprecedented combination of pressures, with shrinking revenue streams, static graduation rates, and enormous competition for enrollment.

Safeguard your mission in an era of uncertainty with global access to research on every critical issue.

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The Global Research Partnership is designed to help leaders respond to their greatest challenges and move strategic initiatives forward by providing full access to EAB’s higher education experts and library of solutions.

Get guidance on your strategic priorities

For over a decade, we have tackled our partners’ biggest, most persistent challenges. We partner with senior leaders across campus to advance your institution’s top strategic needs.

Smart Growth

Boost enrollment and net tuition revenue

Student Success

Elevate student success and career outcomes


Reduce inefficiencies and costs on campus

Work with experts dedicated to your success

Each of our partners works with a dedicated Strategic Leader who learns your organization and culture to steer your team to the right answers and resources. Our higher ed experts become an extension of your leadership team and expand the capacity of what you can accomplish.

Carla Hickman

Melanie Ho

David Attis

Kaitlyn Maloney

Access resources and events that drive change on campus

Rather than simply reporting unfiltered research findings, we provide clear recommendations on what to do, with clear advice on practice implementation. Our offerings come in a variety of formats, letting you opt into what you need, when you need it.

  • Implementation roadmaps
  • Strategy reports
  • On-demand webinars
  • Peer benchmarking
  • Expert consultations
  • Facilitated networking
  • Executive roundtables
  • On-campus presentations

Accelerate your strategy

We help to break silos across your cabinet and campus, creating a shared language to set strategy and make decisions.

  • Stakeholder Education: Aligning the cabinet and board around long-term goals
  • Decision Support: Guiding stakeholders to choose the best path forward
  • Action Support: Accelerating progress on key initiatives and strategic planning

Achieve transformational results


of provosts say EAB improves the quality of their strategic decisions


of CBOs say EAB yields financial value for their organizations


presidents, provosts, CBOs and other leaders attend our executive summits every year

Prior to our partnership, we hired pricey, one-time consultants. The difference with EAB is that it’s an integrated, lasting relationship. Now, whenever our board make a strategic decision, we always talk to EAB. It’s truly a testament—they are totally on board.”

Lisa Kujawa, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Outreach, Lawrence Technological University

Case Study

Using Data-Informed Research to Transform a University

Download the case study to learn how Lawrence Technological University, a small private technical university, partnered with EAB to improve campus recruitment, retention, and decision-making.

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