EAB’s HBCU Resource Center is comprised of strategic resources intentionally designed for historically black colleges and universities. Via partnership with greater than 70% of the nation’s HBCUs, our collaborative approach results in best practices that serve as a catalyst for the outsized impact realized by our partner institutions.
EAB is committed to serving as a thought partner for HBCU leadership in a variety of key areas to ensure that institutional strategy and student outcomes are effectively supported. Our HBCU Resource Center enables an on-demand, self-service foundation for our past, present, and future work in the spirit of accelerating innovation and transformation.
Guiding Students and Improving Advisor Visibility with Academic Planning in EAB’s Navigate
At Elizabeth City State University, there was no standard process for collaboration between students and advisors and no way to encourage long-term planning. Learn how a partnership with Navigate addressed this challenge and led to a 35% increase in preregistration over the previous year.
Creating the Conditions for Black Student Success
Two California community college administrators discuss what is missing from anti-racism and equity conversations and share ways that college leaders can affirm and authentically support black student success.
HBCUs Foster Student Success
Watch these videos to hear from three academic leaders at HBCUs and how Navigate compliments their student success agenda.
Spotlight on the African American Male Initiative at NC Central
The Director of the African American Male Initiative at NC Central U. discusses an approach to student success that’s showing great promise
TSU’s Systematic Approach to Student Success
Texas Southern University leaders discuss how they are boosting student success by convincing students, faculty, and staff to adopt better processes and technologies.
HBCU Summit Series
Check out the recording and slide deck from EAB’s October 2023 convening of HBCU leaders to discuss top-of-mind student success strategies, challenges, and ideas.
2022 Navigate HBCU Summit On-Demand Materials
Explore resources, recordings, and presentation slides from our gathering of Navigate HBCU leaders in July 2022, where we discussed student success best practices, current challenges, and lessons learned.
Marketing and Enrollment
EAB’s tailored partnerships powered by a recruitment ecosystem via Enroll360 allow HBCUs to most effectively reach and enroll future classes.
How 1,000+ prospective HBCU students conducted their college search
Survey responses from HBCU-seeking students indicate clear trends in how students search for and evaluate colleges, which can help HBCU enrollment leaders maximize recruitment among that population. Discover two of our top survey insights to better engage and recruit prospective students.
Understanding the Mindset of Prospective HBCU Students
This report offers guidance for enrollment leaders on the college search and communication preferences of students considering HBCUs. The insights in this report are based on the findings from EAB’s 2023 Student Communication Preferences Survey, which included responses from 1,070 students who indicated they were considering HBCUs.
EAB makes it possible to drive progress on all institutional priorities via Strategic Advisory Services with resources, implementation support, and expert advice from EAB.
A Ten Year Plan to Transform Paine College
Watch our video to hear how Paine College plans to grow enrollment, increase retention, and rebuild the Office of Institutional Advancement with EAB’s guidance.
‘Pivotal moment’: Paine College announces 10-year transformation plan
Learn how Paine College will partner with EAB to transform enrollment, student success, and academics over the next 10 years.
How Howard University’s Holistic Approach to Strategy is Leading to New Levels of Excellence
Discover how Howard University partnered with EAB’s Strategic Advisory Services to advance five priorities in their strategic plan.
Way Forward Initiative
With Bank of America’s sponsorship, an inaugural cohort of five HBCUs partnered with EAB to secure long-term financial sustainability, empower their students and communities to thrive, and deliver on their mission across the decades to come.
Connect With EAB
To speak directly with one of EAB’s HBCU thought partners, reach out to your Strategic Leader—or, if not already an EAB partner institution, contact us here.