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‘Grow and Then Get More Efficient’

Published by Inside Higher Ed

A&S Principal David Strauss explains, “each institution must preserve the ‘core of your reason for being.’ Other expenditures -- even those that employees have come to expect and rely upon -- aren’t necessarily worth keeping if they don’t accomplish this.”

Privates Matching Public Prices

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Tuition-matching programs can grab attention in a market, but they can’t be the only way a private university is selling itself to students. A&S Principals Rick Hesel and Craig Goebel discuss the pros and cons of such pricing strategies.

Poll Suggests Challenges for Liberal Arts Colleges

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What's in a Name? StudentPOLL research explores students' perceptions of a liberal arts education and finds that students have a fairly sophisticated understanding of the category; however, many aren't convinced it's the best education for them.

Measuring Clicks, Emotions, and Brain Waves: Student Recruitment Keeps Evolving

Published by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Colleges and universities should go beyond fleeting marketing tactics and implement initiatives that actually change students' behaviors to apply and enroll, not just campaigns that tug at emotional appeals.

Real-World Experience and the Liberal Arts

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Furman University implemented strategic initiatives to differentiate itself as a liberal arts college, resulting in powerful new programs and enrollment improvements.

Bard's Big Cash Crunch

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Bard College's financial rankings have decreased again, raising questions to their financial models. Art & Science Group Principals comment on Bard's situation, which might be more related to other colleges than many assume.