Safely bring back your campus community for fall 2020
Restrictions on travel and large gatherings has led to institutions making seismic changes to orientation programming. Student affairs and enrollment leaders can use these resources as a guide through the transition to virtual orientation, and access best practices from peer institutions.
The New Blueprint for Growth
Watch our webinar to learn about the trends we’re seeing in the graduate education market—and get our early predictions for how countercyclical effects and other socioeconomic impacts of the pandemic will shape the new blueprint for graduate growth.
How are you preparing your admissions and recruitment teams for the fall amid COVID-19?
As plans for reopening remain the focus on most campuses, enrollment teams need to be looking ahead to the critical admissions work they do in the fall to set up their academic classes for the next few years.
Top findings from over 200 enrollment leaders on how they are gearing up for fall admissions during COVID-19
See the top three findings from over 200 enrollment leaders on how they are preparing for the fall semester.
Drop in college enrollment deposits and FAFSA filing raises equity concerns
Recent EAB analysis of over 500 thousand admitted students uncovered several red flags that highlight how acute the issue of equity in access to higher education will likely be in the fall.
Nothing replaces a physical campus tour, but Virtual Tours are the next best thing.
With fewer students physically visiting before applying, institutions need a virtual tour that can differentiate, convey culture, and tell their unique story. Supplement visits by letting prospective students explore your campus from anywhere on any device with EAB virtual tours.
Support the mental health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff
Learn about resources to support the wellbeing of the school community, both virtually and in person.
Traditional developmental education will fail students experiencing “coronavirus slide.” Here’s what higher ed can do to fix it.
Learn how to support student success by improving 3 areas of developmental education.
3 action items career services should do now to engage employers this fall amid COVID-19
Read about the 3 to do items that career services leaders should be focusing on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Best Practices for Physical Distancing Communications
Use the toolkit to assess your institution’s physical distancing communication strategy for various campus populations, identify potential shortfalls, and explore examples from colleges and universities across the globe.
COVID-19 is mirroring societal inequalities across race and socioeconomic status. In this short video, Meacie Fairfax describes three things colleges and universities can do amid the pandemic to provide all students a path back to campus.
Remote Instruction Resource Center
Find resources to support remote instruction across different types and sizes of courses, guidelines for maintaining equity and accessibility.
Why campus de-densification is a complicated set of decisions at the core of college re-opening plans
Read our insight for more information on the complicated set of decisions at the core of re-opening plans.
Supporting accessibility in a remote learning environment
EAB researchers have narrowed down the top considerations for institutions looking to make their remote learning environments accessible for all.
How to include experiential learning opportunities in virtual courses
EAB has identified immediate and long-term strategies instructors and institutional leaders can adopt to include more experiential, project- and problem-based learning activities into virtual courses.
We assembled four key strategies that can increase fundraiser efficiency and productivity, both during COVID and beyond.
How advancement leaders can prepare for a potential downturn
Read three lessons from the Great Recession and imperatives that advancement leaders can take in the coming months.
Insights from the Great Recession and what they mean for fundraising
Explore our analysis of the data from 1,100 institutions’ fundraising performances during the Great Recession.
Virtual alumni engagement during COVID-19
See four examples of how universities have shifted alumni engagement techniques to fit the new COVID-19 context.
Setting staff up for stewardship success during a global health pandemic
Read the four ways that advancement leaders can assist their staff in current stewardship efforts.
Evaluating the options for residential de-densification on campus
EAB researchers have identified several options for reducing residential density on campus.
IT COVID Resource Center
Find IT practices from your peer institutions and resources from the broader community on how to support campus and IT staff through the coronavirus.
5 things SFOs need every campus leader to know in repopulation planning conversations
Read the 5 things that senior Facilities officers need campus leaders to know when planning campus repopulation.
We asked HR leaders what’s top of mind heading into the summer, fall, and beyond. Here’s what they said.
Read our insight to discover seven top-of-mind issues for HR and finance leaders as they plan for the summer and fall.
Explore our best practice approach to cost savings and cost containment by pursuing thoughtful strategies to “bend the cost curve” over time.
Toolkit for Building a Tiered Financial Contingency Plan
Use our step-by-step guide to update your financial contingency plans with tactics applicable during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
How higher education leaders should approach labor cuts during COVID-19
Watch to learn why most institutions that make across-the-board cuts to staffing end up paying more in labor costs over the next three years.
How leaders are supporting employees through difficult budget decisions
Learn about six considerations for designing and implementing COVID-19 furlough plans that balance savings with staff support.
Before layoffs and salary reductions, analyze these drivers of instructional cost
EAB researchers have identified three ways institutions can manage instructional cost by re-allocating resources for optimal capacity.
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Dr. Christine Riordan, president of Adelphi University, shares what she’s learned from a unique collaboration of more than 100 independent colleges and universities across New York State to help each prepare for the fall term.
Explore four major trends why institutions are reducing the number of students they plan to have return to campus.
Is your cabinet prepared for the next COVID-19 emergency?
Created for cabinet leadership, use our exercises to help anticipate potential crises, accelerate decision-making, and identify critical vulnerabilities in existing policies.
The Future of Higher Ed—According to 100+ University Presidents
EAB recently conducted a “Presidential Listening Tour” to identify best practices university leaders are employing to sustain themselves financially, but also to invest in areas that will help differentiate their schools.
Forecasting the Impact of COVID-19
Watch to learn the three scenarios for how to forecast the impact of COVID-19 on university enrollments, finance, and student success over the next 12-18 months.
How will we know that an outbreak on campus has become uncontainable?
Read suggestions for how to determine when an outbreak on campus is uncontainable.
Looking for something else?
If you have any questions or resource requests regarding the coronavirus that you think EAB could help with, please contact your strategic leader or email AskEAB@eab.com.