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3 Integral Steps: How to Use Research to Shape Your Strategic Plan

3 Integral Steps: How to Use Research to Shape Your Strategic Plan

  Conducting thorough research during the planning process allows institutions to pinpoint key institutional challenges and make informed decisions about their long-term strategy. In the following white paper, we share three research strategies to help your institution take its planning to … Continued

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Coming Soon: 2014 Higher Education Market Leadership Report

Coming Soon: 2014 Higher Education Market Leadership Report

Hanover Research helps higher education institutions navigate complex challenges in a rapidly evolving industry.   Our second annual Higher Education Market Leadership Report is a consolidated resource for higher education administrators to reflect on the top trending research in 2014, plan … Continued

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Hanover Reports Guide Portage College Program Expansion

 Hanover Reports Guide Portage College Program Expansion

Portage College in Alberta, Canada relied on Hanover to confirm increased demand for programming that will prepare graduates to work in the region’s oil and gas industry, as evident from multiple press releases and news articles promoting Hanover’s report findings. … Continued

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Hanover’s “Helping Faculty Differentiate Between the Good and the Fundable” Article on Cover of National Council of University Research Administrators’ (NCURA) magazine

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Grants Consultants Michael Preuss and Susan Perri’s article, Helping Faculty Differentiate Between the Good and the Fundable, was featured on the cover in the December issue of the National Council of University Research Administrators’ (NCURA) magazine. This article serves as … Continued

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3 Trends in Higher Education Faculty Development

3 Trends in Higher Education Faculty Development

In our higher education monthly newsletter back in July, we fielded a survey asking readers what topics they wanted to learn more about. This month’s snapshot into the current state of faculty affairs was a suggestion courtesy of a Provost/VP … Continued

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Applying Research to Improve Retention – Clarion University

Applying Research to Improve Retention - Clarion University

THE CHALLENGE Clarion’s priority is to retain top student talent. To improve retention, Moneta’s institutional research team wanted to understand what factors enable students to succeed at Clarion. He commissioned Hanover to track the institution’s newest freshman cohort, with an … Continued

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Higher Education’s Enrollment Bubble: A Trends Analysis

Higher Education’s Enrollment Bubble: A Trends Analysis

If higher education is a bubble, when will it burst? The sudden decline in overall student enrollment in 2012 posed serious problems for certain institutions with regard to short‐term revenues and long‐term viability. Some missed enrollment targets by huge margins, … Continued

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Assessing Economic Impact – Fort Valley State University

Assessing Economic Impact - Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is a land-grant university and one of Georgia’s three public historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). FVSU’s mission is to advance education with an emphasis on fulfilling the needs of its community. The institution achieves … Continued

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Capacity Expansion and Faculty Development – University of Arkansas

Capacity Expansion and  Faculty Development  - University of Arkansas

Partnering with Hanover was a strategic move to increase research revenues. Our successes have been substantial and immediate. Hanover has been a sound investment in uncertain times.” - Dr. Cindy Sagers, Associate Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development THE HANOVER … Continued

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Predicting Institutional Growth: Data for Decision-Making

Predicting Institutional Growth: Data for Decision-Making

The “data scientist” is a rapidly appearing key player in higher education institutions, and predictive analytics programs are proliferating across the country. Though predictive analytics has been used in a variety of industries in recent years, its use in higher … Continued

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Global Graduates: Trends in International Expansion in Higher Education

Global Graduates: Trends in International Expansion in Higher Education

Higher  education  institutions  across  the  globe  are  increasingly  looking  to  expand  their international presence, typically by forming partnerships with institutions in other countries, increasing their efforts to recruit international students, or send their students abroad. The Institute of International Education emphasizes … Continued

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Tackling Tuition: Research-Driven Solutions

Tackling Tuition: Research-Driven Solutions

As tuition prices at higher education institutions across the country continue to rise, the stories we encounter about the crippling impact of student debt are also increasing. Articles that highlight the impact of college debt on families, the high numbers … Continued

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What IS innovation, anyway?

What IS innovation, anyway?

- Written by Susan Perri, Grants Consultant, Hanover Research Innovation has become a major buzz word in the grants world. Funders increasingly want to support social experiments that will yield positive, cost effective solutions to problems, and they want to do … Continued

5 Scenarios that Derail the Grant Development Process

5 Scenarios that Derail the Grant Development Process

Grants are not “easy money.” Rather, securing any funding award – whether $1000 from a local foundation or $1 million from a competitive national agency – requires careful planning, a strategic and aligned approach, and an organized proposal team. Not … Continued

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WTAMU Secures Two Highly Competitive NSF MRI Awards

WTAMU Secures Two Highly Competitive NSF MRI Awards

Reprinted from PR WEB Over $530,000 in awarded funds will help WTAMU purchase previously unavailable technology and build institution-wide research infrastructure. Canyon, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) is the recipient of two Major Research Instrumentation … Continued

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