Your Professional and Academic Services Resource Hub

Professional and Academic Services Forum

Your Professional and Academic Services
Resource Hub

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    Getting Started

    EAB provides in-depth research and services for university leaders to meet their most pressing challenges. We have developed resources and expertise on everything from driving a world-class student experience to redesigning professional services functions to expanding global research partnerships.

    Four ways to get the most out of your EAB partnership:

    Register for an event to hear the latest insights from our research and connect with other leaders from across the sector.

    Learn about our current research initiatives and how your institution can get involved.

    Sign up for an audit—our team will assess current policies or practices and give you custom recommendations.

    Browse our related research, which includes in-depth studies and toolkits, to implement changes on your campus.

    Not a current EAB partner? Learn more about working with EAB.



    Competing for IT Talent in a Tight Labor Market: How Institutions Can Retain In-Demand IT Staff and Become a Destination Employer

    Join the IT Forum for a two-part virtual roundtable series to discuss strategies to shore up retention and build a more talent-“resilient” IT shop. These roundtables will bring together IT leaders to learn from across the globe to engage in a two-day conversation about talent challenges and opportunities.  


    • Part One: Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
      • 15:00 – 16:00 Greenwich Mean Time
      • 17:00 – 18:00 Eastern European Time
    • Part Two: Thursday, February 23, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
      • 15:00 – 16:00 Greenwich Mean Time
      • 17:00 – 18:00 Eastern European Time


    Current Research Initiatives

    EAB partners have the opportunity to take part in our ongoing research by connecting one-on-one with experts for research interviews, serving as best-practice case studies, and more. We invite you to participate (or nominate someone on your campus to participate) in our current research initiatives:


    Talent Management During the 'Great Resignation'

    • What recruitment and retention tactics have proven ROI in the current labour market?
    • How can institutions develop their employer brand to gain a competitive advantage?
    • What are the major organizational barriers to continuous improvement and peak performance?

    Next Generation Research Enterprise

    • What cross-cabinet collaboration is necessary to advance research initiatives?
    • What strategic investments are needed to tackle perennial challenges in the research enterprise?

    Partner Services

    Virtual Student Services Website Audit

    Colleges and universities had no choice but to quickly adopt virtual operations during the pandemic. Participate in EAB’s Student Services Virtual User Experience Audit to adapt the virtual experience for student services for the post-pandemic era.

    Remote Work Policy Audit

    Use the remote work policy audit to compare your institution’s policy to best practices across a wide spectrum of employers and data-driven research, and receive concrete suggestions to improve your policy that are specifically tailored to higher education.

    Campus Sustainability Plan Review

    Participate in EAB’s Sustainability Plan Review to explore your plan’s strengths and opportunities for improvement.

    A signature component of an EAB partnership is access to our higher education experts for virtual workshops and presentations. Browse the presentation topics that can help you educate stakeholders, support decision-making, and accelerate progress.

    Click on each topic below to explore research studies, toolkits, and more.

    Your Team

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