Higher Ed Podcast | Office Hours with EAB

Welcome to Office Hours with EAB, a new podcast to share ideas, insight, and inspiration with higher education leaders. Follow the podcast on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud and Stitcher

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Latest Episodes


How to Motivate University Leaders to Support Enterprise IT Investments

IT experts share tips on ways to help university leaders understand how technology investments will help them make better, data-informed strategy decisions.

Insights from EAB’s Survey of Graduate and Adult Learners

EAB experts share key findings from our latest survey of adult, graduate, and professional students.

Q&A with SNHU President Paul LeBlanc

SNHU President Dr. Paul LeBlanc outlines a host of changes institutions should make to allow students to access and demonstrate mastery of their coursework on their own terms and timelines.

Peek Inside a Higher Ed Merger

Saint Leo President Jeffrey Senese offers a glimpse inside his school’s acquisition of Marymount California University and shares his philosophy on higher education leadership.

Is Your Admissions Team Struggling with Channel Overload?

Experts explain how to build the right mix of data sources and engagement platforms to identify, learn about, and move prospective students through the recruiting funnel.

It’s Time to Transform Legal Education

Guests discuss ways that legal education and the patchwork of state licensing requirements for attorneys need to change to better serve the profession and the public.

Are Alternative Online Credentials a Threat or Opportunity?

A surge in consumer demand for faster and cheaper education credentials has pushed colleges to compete and sometimes partner with alternative online providers.

Best Ways to Spend Your HEERF Dollars

Roughly 70% of all HEERF dollars remain unspent. Guests discuss the reasons and share advice on how to move forward with greater speed and intent.

Why Market Share—Not Demographic Shifts—Should Drive Your Recruiting Strategy

The data suggest your institution is more heavily impacted by losing market share to competitors than by the infamous demographic cliff. Does your recruiting strategy reflect that reality?

How to Boost Yield in a Digital-First World

Guests share tips for blending live events with newer virtual alternatives to extend reach and engagement throughout the recruiting cycle.

Is Higher Ed Poised for Mass Consolidation?

Experts examine consolidation trends, different deal types, and the extent to which schools are successful at capturing synergies through mergers and acquisitions.

Your School Isn’t Ready for the FAFSA Simplification Act

The FAFSA Simplification Act is coming on like a freight train and most schools aren’t ready. Our experts explain how to prepare.

How to Improve Student Success at the Graduate Level

Experts share reasons why universities are just beginning to extend to graduate students, the same kinds of proactive support and retention services now common in the undergrad space.

How University HR Officers Are Shaping New Flexible Work Policies

Guests share findings from a new EAB survey of university HR Officers to identify best practices and pitfalls to avoid in updating remote work policies for campus employees.

How to Reduce Summer Melt

Three experts offer post-pandemic strategies for engaging new and returning students to reduce summer melt.

Campus Space Planning for Fall and Beyond

Guests share thoughts on ways that facilities usage and delivery of student services are likely to change when students return to campus this fall.

How to Prepare Your Campus for the Mental Health Crisis Coming this Fall

Guests share findings from their research into how colleges and universities are preparing to handle a potential deluge of mental health challenges this fall.

Tips from Women for Women Seeking Leadership Positions in Higher Education

Guests share strategies for breaking through the glass ceiling and offer lessons learned from their own path to leadership positions within higher education.

How to Prepare Your Institution and Students to Thrive in the Age of Remote Work

Guests share strategies university leaders should adopt to prepare their students and institutions to succeed in a digital-first work environment.


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