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Outliers: How Some Schools Grew [Webinar]

Watch a replay of our webinar discussion with two small universities that posted record enrollment numbers in 2020, despite the pandemic.

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.

How to Give Better Creative Feedback with Rachel Newell

How to Give Better Feedback on Creative Work

Giving good feedback on creative work can be surprisingly tricky. Rachel Newell, Echo Delta’s Creative Director, discusses how to deliver the feedback your creative team needs to unlock their potential and do their best work.