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As institutional leaders develop diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategic plans, it’s important for them to consider how they frame their priorities and commitments. EAB reviewed over 40 DEI plans from institutions across the U.S., Canada, and Europe and found that many used generic and deficit-based language to articulate their priorities.
Higher education is being asked to go further than ever to foster equity and dismantle systemic racism, but too few institutions have the accountability systems in place to facilitate follow through on their diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) plans.
EAB framed its recent listening tour of university Vice Chancellors across the United Kingdom and Ireland around the answers to the following questions: how has a global pandemic irreversibly altered higher education, and where should the sector go from here. The key takeaways are summarised in this interactive infographic in terms of responsibilities to staff and students, the larger community, and the institution.
Many of the challenges associated with finding employment amid a pandemic are more acute for first-generation college students, who may already feel underprepared to navigate the career exploration process. Read this insight to learn how colleges and universities can bolster career support for first-generation students.
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Career services leaders and employers must rethink how employers can connect virtually with students this summer, into the fall, and beyond.
Physical distancing protocols among students are an essential element in stopping the spread of COVID-19 on campus. In this on-demand webinar, EAB experts provide actionable tips and strategies to help institutions promote physical distancing on campus.
As colleges and universities struggle to set budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, many are looking for concrete guidance on how to reduce operating costs.
EAB’s experts will dive into the reopening question facing universities and provide guidance for leaders to aid their strategic planning for the fall.