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Enrollment Management's Iron Triangle

June 27, 2019

Often admissions teams feel pressure to increase revenue, academic profile, and headcount all at once, but those can be in direct conflict with each other.

Pride in Our Partnerships

June 21, 2019

Prioritizing Finite Resources with Absolute Confidence

June 20, 2019

Attracting students can be a time intensive and expensive process, especially if you’re targeting students who are unlikely to enroll. Do you have targeting strategies in place so you can set your focus on those students who fit your enrollment...

Enabling Access Through Bridge Programs

June 11, 2019

This week my friends at Maguire Associates invited me to use their platform to discuss solutions for at-risk students, specifically students of color. It has been my life's work to improve retention for the AHANA population (African-American,...

Dr. Donald Brown: Achieving Greatness with AHANA Students

June 11, 2019

Servant-leader Dr. Donald Brown’s calling of more than thirty-five years has been that of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing comprehensive academic support programs aimed at student success. Dr. Brown is known for working directly with...

Shifting Retention for At-Risk Populations: Students of Color

June 11, 2019

Nearly 40 years ago at Boston College, I began my journey in higher education as student affairs professional. My challenge: reverse a shockingly low retention rate of 17% for Black and Latino students. Nearly three decades later, we succeeded in...

Mentoring Students of Color

June 11, 2019

This week my friends at Maguire Associates invited me to use their platform to discuss solutions for at-risk students, specifically students of color.

The Importance of Institution-Wide Support

June 11, 2019

At Boston College where we took retention for Black and Latino students from 17% to 95%, we owe much of our success from leadership buy-in. This led to total institutional commitment.

Vision and leadership can transform an institution: Northeastern University's story.

April 09, 2019

The story of Northeastern is a transformative one. From 1996-2006, Northeastern changed perceptions about itself, changing the university.

How to Harness an Increase in Applications

February 08, 2019

Recently the Washington Post article Early College Admissions by the Numbers expounded upon a situation many admissions teams would only hope to have to deal with: sudden increases in application volume.