With staff working remotely more often and tightening budgets limiting access to in-person conferences, it is more critical than ever for campuses to provide intentional opportunities to staff for professional development. Leaders and managers can use the resources on this page to promote continuous learning and opportunities for robust discussion on a variety of topics related to higher education, including:
Our hope is to promote continuous learning and opportunities for robust discussion around topics that transcend the current crisis and ground teams in their sustained mission and objectives.
How to use our resource hub
This webconference will focus on how colleges can prove their value to students with many college options.
This webconference will explore what enrollment managers can expect from introducing a test optional policy – weighing the potential benefits, as well as challenges, presented by these policies. We will explore institutional considerations to keep in mind when shifting to a test optional policy and share case studies from institutions that have recently gone test optional.
Marketing Adult and Professional Programs
This session explores how community colleges can remove these barriers and guide incoming students toward programs that advance their careers. Topics covered include tuition reimbursement, noncredit-to-credit bridges, and prior learning assessment.
Join us for this webconference as we discuss alternative and short-format credentials, separating hype from reality.
This short webinar will provide an overview of the most typical structures for adult, online, and professional education.
About the Webconference Higher education presents students with an overwhelming number of opportunities for academic, professional, and personal growth inside and outside of the classroom. Unfortunately, many students may not know what opportunities are available, which best fit their interests and needs, or when to engage with specific opportunities or services. Experience mapping is a […]
Join us for this 3-part webconference series where we explore how you can create opportunities to build student confidence through early academic wins, leverage peers to normalize help-seeking behavior, and reinforce the connection between students' career aspirations and education.
This webinar will look at a number of practices that universities have successfully used to integrate experiential learning into the curriculum, from connecting faculty and students with community partners to place students in internships, to leveraging on campus employment to give students exposure to professional skills.
Discover 3 key analyses that focus on the departmental role in helping students succeed in individual courses, navigate the curriculum in a timely fashion, and prepare for careers after graduation.
In this webconference, we will discuss our recent research on the role of pedagogy and student success, staffing, and programming of centers of teaching and learning.
About the Webconference Each year a significant number of credits are lost due to failing grades and student withdrawals from courses. While counting these incomplete credits is relatively straightforward across a whole department, determining which specific courses to focus on and why students are not passing is often significantly more difficult. EAB’s Course Completion Playbook […]
This webconference presents best practices for designing student support service models that respond to part-time student needs.
The challenges facing first-generation students begin their first semester and continue throughout their college experience. Watch our webconferences to learn how to smooth the campus adjustment and acclimation process and rethink student engagement and career development initiatives.
Online Education Strategy
Listen to this 4-part on-demand webconference series to dispel common myths about the financial and enrollment benefits of online and hybrid learning and how institutions can best serve three critical online student markets, namely multimodal undergraduates, professional graduate students, and adult degree completers.
About the Webconference In the first session of the Academic Program Innovation Webinar series we will discuss lessons learned from early movers in the continuing and online education (COE) space on innovating program design and delivery to reach new and changing student segments. By using accelerated course formats, modularity, experiential learning components, and/or demonstrated mastery, […]
Whether corporate revenue is key to your business or a new strategic initiative, these nine disciplines will provide direction for effectively engaging and serving industry partners in your region.
Student Mental Health and Wellbeing
Over the last decade students’ demand for mental health services has significantly grown and it shows no signs of slowing down. This webconference explores demographic trends in mental health needs among college students.
This webconference will discuss how to integrate resilience-focused programming and messaging across the first year and how to use nudging to encourage positive behaviors.
In this on-demand webconference, EAB explores the tactics institutions are using to enhance students’ ability to bounce back from setbacks and thrive on campus.
Food and housing insecurity are growing issues on campuses across the country. Are you prepared to support these students on campus?
This webconference will focus on how to better assess and prepare for flashpoints on campus.
This session focuses on preparing for controversial campus events, including a Q&A with expert practitioners on tools and practices to mitigate common risks.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Learn how the pressure from students and shifting demographics that are driving a new urgency among academic leaders to prioritize both greater numerical representation of underrepresented groups among faculty and a more inclusive environment for faculty, students, and staff.
The webconference discusses benefits of peer mentoring and advising, common shortcomings in these programs, and resources within EAB's Peer-to-Peer support toolkit.
Join us to hear the greatest challenges and areas of opportunity for promoting long-term success for all community college students.
Academic Program Prioritization and Development
In this webconference, we discuss four of the most damaging mistakes institutions make when planning new programs and explain how academic leaders can use EAB's Academic Program Innovation Resources to avoid them.
Explore 14 analyses to guide department-level strategy, root-cause diagnostic tools for academic unit leaders, and guidance for implementing regular departmental review processes.
In this webconference, discover six principles from EAB's research to create an effective evaluation process that helps institutions drive continuous improvement on strategic priorities.
Community colleges know the first step to beginning pathways reform is addressing the lack of structure of their program maps. This presentation will teach step-by-step guidance on working with faculty senate and student services productively in order to create program maps and meta-majors with student outcomes at the center of their design.
In this webconference, we'll take a look at various approaches to sparking conversations—and action—about the program portfolio.
In this webconference, we will walk through four executive imperatives that can help campuses assemble the right data and ask the right questions to get struggling programs back on track.
In this series, we'll examine three types of non-degree programs that serve three distinct types of Millennials.
In this webconference, discover 3 analyses that help drive department action around key contributors to financial health: faculty workload, instructional capacity, and teaching productivity.
About the Webconference A major barrier to adjusting to the new financial reality is the belief that any reduction in academic resources must necessarily reduce quality. Excellence in instruction and scholarship clearly require significant investments of faculty time and other resources, but the relationship between costs and quality is not linear. Excess spending on the […]
In this four-part series, we explore the ways that business leaders are transforming their finance functions to expand their strategic impact.
About the Webconference Tuition resets have been a hot topic of conversation lately on many campuses, with many institutions planning to adopt this strategy for the 2018-2019 academic year. This webconference will present EAB’s research on the results of 27 schools who have already undertaken a reset, and explain why tuition resets are so hard […]
Whether your institution is a small, expensive private college that began working with aid optimization consultants decades ago, or a large, low-cost regional public university that only recently felt a need for more strategic use of aid, institutional aid allocation is an essential part of the institution’s recruitment strategy. This webconference will explain the fundamentals […]
This webinar is designed for campuses that are ready to jump into the world of process improvement through various process improvement approaches in five essential steps.
These presentations provide institutions with the tools to identify opportunities for administrative process improvement and embed a reengineering mindset among frontline staff and managers alike, all with the goal of reclaiming lost productivity, increasing staff capacity to facilitate a growth mindset, and achieving cost savings.
Unstable internal and external funding, decreasing award success rates, and increasing regulatory compliance have created an environment where researchers are submitting more (and more complex) proposals than ever, collectively increasing the administrative workload. This series explores best practices for streamlining administrative processes, building (and retaining) faculty-focused administrative support services, increasing proposal success rates, and tackling compliance issues.
Discuss ways to improve processes by understanding the PI experience and pain points, maximizing their existing organizational structure, clearly assigning responsibility and ownership over each step in the process, and using data to understand and improve performance.
Fundraising and Alumni Relations
As advancement relies on fewer donors to contribute more revenue every year, many leaders in the industry have begun to wonder how long they can rely on the “usual suspects”.
The digital revolution has changed the way constituents expect to interact with their alma mater.
This on-demand webconference demonstrates how to develop, launch, and manage an apprenticeship or other talent development program.
Connect and publicize the impact of the facilities division on the strategic goals of other campus stakeholders.
This webconference explores methods facilities leaders have used to incorporate both facility condition and academic perspective into the prioritization process.
This three-part on-demand webinar series highlights how Facilities leaders are defining, communicating, and implementing total cost of ownership (TCO) investments on campus.
In this on-demand webinar, learn how institutions are re-imagining recommissioning, retrofits, and continuous commissioning exercises to help enhance efficiency investments and reduce long-term utility costs.
This webinar features prioritization tactics and practices from over 10 different IT Forum members.
About the Webconference Given the impact AI is beginning to have in industry, leaders in higher education feel increasing pressure to understand how AI could be used in our sector. To that end, the IT Forum invited representatives from Georgia State University and California State University, Northridge to participate in a panel discussion. The conversation […]
About the Webconference During the Service Management Functional Collaborative, many members described challenges around the selection, implementation, and adoption of service management systems. This webconference features two members, Tom Gerace (Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Services at Tulane University) and Nick Pistentis (Director of Client Service at Metropolitan State University of Denver), responding to participant […]
This webinar provides a look-back on trends of the past decade, while pointing to lessons learned to avoid costly mistakes of pursuing all-or-nothing implementations.