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.
How COVID-19 impacts the enrollment funnel, from awareness to decision
Read the guidance on what enrollment leaders can do to address students’ and families’ concerns at every step of their path to enrollment.
How to distribute CARES Act funds to students
Read the answers to some of your most pressing questions on the CARES Act, and outline three potential policies to guide the distribution of your awarded funds.
4 ways COVID-19 has impacted graduate and adult learner recruitment
Read about the top four trends from our survey of 175+ graduate, adult, and online education leaders about their institution’s response to COVID-19.
The demographic cliff is already here—and it’s about to get worse
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, EAB has developed a range of plausible outcomes for how first-time enrollment patterns could play out across 2-year and 4-year institutions.
Reevaluating your prospective student communications in the time of COVID-19
Read the guidance EAB researchers have assembled to help you navigate the process of communicating with your prospective students.
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.
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.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education leaders scrambled to make important decisions about remote campus operations while trying to maintain some academic continuity for their students. Use this resource to reflect on your institution’s COVID-19 response and access guidance and resources to help improve your efforts in that area.
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.
How 55 career services leaders are supporting students and engaging employers through COVID-19
Read about the 4 to do items that career services leaders are focusing on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What do early indicators tell us about equity gaps in fall 2020?
Read about the early indicators that show how the pandemic might affect equity gaps in the fall and beyond.
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.
How to include experiential learning opportunities in virtual courses
We’ve identified immediate and long-term strategies instructors and institutional leaders can adopt to include more experiential, project- and problem-based learning activities into their virtual courses.
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.
6 ways instructors should revise student evaluation and assessment practices
Use the checklist below to guide conversations and brainstorming on temporary course-level changes to scheduling, testing, and student academic engagement.
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.
As institutions prepare for potential reopenings, senior leaders must consider what protective measures to introduce to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Discover four critical areas leaders must focus on and see early case studies from within and outside the higher education industry.
Preliminary steps for scheduling space to safely ramp up on-campus research
Learn about several scheduling software solutions that institutions can use to better plan and monitor use of research lab space.
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.
COVID-19 Administrative Cost Containment Playbook
Get 60+ cost containment tactics to consider including in COVID-19 financial contingency plans.
Explore our best practice approach to cost savings and cost containment by pursuing thoughtful strategies to “bend the cost curve” over time.
CARES Act Higher Education FAQ
Get the answer to education leaders’ most pressing questions on the policies that may impact their institution.
How higher ed institutions are responding to the financial pressures
Read the results from EAB’s survey of over 100 business and finance officers.
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 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.
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The decisions that colleges and universities make across the next few months will determine the extent of the financial shock and whether the institution is positioned not only to recover, but also to emerge stronger on the other side. Based on our conversations with over a thousand college and university leaders, we have identified the five greatest mistakes in current COVID-19 response that are jeopardizing crisis recovery and post-crisis strategy.
Plan for both the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19
Learn how to plan for the impact of the coronavirus outbreak long after campuses reopen.
2020 has thrown your institution’s strategic plan for a loop. Now what?
Read the lessons EAB researchers have assembled to assist our partners in advising their strategy.
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.
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 college presidents are finding inspiration in the pandemic
Read about how higher education leaders are seizing new strategic opportunities to thrive in a post-pandemic world.
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.