As college and university presidents and chiefs of staff continue to lead through crisis in 2021 and beyond, they must lock in practices from the pandemic that will sustain their institutions for the long-term.
Even as the market rebounded across the Fall, advancement’s steep performance drop continued. Calendar-year-end brought no reprieve, as most institutions saw big declines in dollars, donors, submitted proposals, and new major gifts. And more than one in four advancement teams saw fundraising revenues decline by more than 30%.
Chief diversity officers (CDOs) carry the monumental responsibility of creating meaningful and sustained structural and cultural change at an institution. For CDOs to be effective, they must have direct access to executive leadership, a scaffold of institutional supports, and appropriate staff and financial resources.
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Even in its early stage of adoption, artificial intelligence (AI) can efficiently raise more money and improve the donor experience.
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.
First-generation college students are more likely to work off-campus jobs, engage in community service, or have family obligations that may preclude them from accessing career support services. This insights shares three ideas to make career center services more accessible and inclusive for first-generation students.
For heads of independent schools, intensive parenting has resulted in changing parent expectations and greater demands, which often require more resources from the school to satisfy.
As academic leaders prioritize sustainability initiatives and consider future investments, learn how college campuses can categorize next steps.
As leaders of economic growth and social reform within their locality, institutions must turn innate economic activity into strategic initiatives and audit intentional economic development programs to ensure inclusivity, accessibility, and equity. Read this insight for four strategies to support economic justice at your institution