Differentiating Your School Through Smart Strategy

Dr. Chuck Bamford, author of The Strategy Mindset 2.0, joins us to talk about how schools can develop a sound strategy to differentiate their offerings and attract more right-fit students.

Managing a Team That Spans Four Generations

In the fourth and final episode of our VP Summer Series, we talk with Kevin Kropf, EVP of Enrollment at Drury University, about generational theory and managing teams that span multiple generations.

How to Win Faculty and Influence Staff (and Athletics)

We talk with Brad Pochard, AVP for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions at Furman University, about building stronger, more collaborative relationships with colleagues across the campus.

Trusted Advisors: Working Well with the Board of Trustees

In this episode, we sit down with Joel Bauman, SVP of Enrollment at Duquesne University, and Karen Foust, former EVP of Enrollment at Hendrix College, to talk about the finer points of building collaborative, productive relationships with board members.

Understanding Financial Aid Leveraging with Dr. Jimmy Jung

In this episode, Dr. Jimmy Jung joins us to talk about financial aid leveraging–the common and sometimes controversial practice of using data-driven approaches to inform how schools use institutional funds to manage enrollment and tuition revenue.

8 Ways to Rethink Yield Strategy During the Pandemic

As data pours in telling us that admission applications and FAFSA filings are down at many schools around the country, enrollment managers are grappling with how to improve yield. Laura Martin-Fedich suggests strategies for rethinking yield strategy in these incredibly challenging times.

Strategies for Engaging Parents During College Search

In this episode, we talk with Will Patch from Niche.com about strategies for more effectively engaging parents during the college search process and review the results of a recent parent survey his team conducted.

How to Use Financial Aid Leveraging Most Effectively

To put it simply, financial aid leveraging is the strategic use of institutional funds to impact enrollment and manage net tuition revenue. Enrollment management is crucial to the long-term success of many institutions because, for colleges and universities, tuition revenue can make up 70% or more of their budget. As …