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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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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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Expert Insight: Demonstrating Value in Legal Education

Expert Insight: Demonstrating Value in Legal Education

To provide expert insight into the changing legal education landscape, we spoke with Martin Pritikin, Associate Dean of the Law School, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute of Trial and Appellate Practice at Whittier Law School in Costa … Continued

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Join Us at NCURA’s 56th Annual Meeting

Join Us at NCURA's 56th Annual Meeting

The National Council of University Research Administrators will be holding its 56th Annual Meeting on August 10-13, 2014 at the Hilton Washington. If you’re attending the conference, don’t forget to stop by Hanover Research’s exhibit booth – #508. Paul Tuttle, … Continued

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Why Marketing Strategy Matters in Higher Education

Why Marketing Strategy Matters in Higher Education

Are you tough enough? Can education bring your ambition to life? Do you believe in the power of one? Colleges and universities are asking students to consider these questions when they deliberate their enrollment choices – bringing brand and marketing … Continued

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Popular and High-Growth Degree Fields

Popular and High-Growth Degree Fields

INTRODUCTION AND KEY FINDINGS INTRODUCTION This brief presents data on both the most popular and the fastest growing majors at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. The data, which represent degree completions figures as reported to the National Center for … Continued

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Why Coordination is a Crucial Component of your Funding Strategy

Why Coordination is a Crucial Component of your Funding Strategy

Organizations require consistent, diverse funding streams to keep vital programming alive. However, many organizations lack a comprehensive strategic plan that integrates philanthropic giving and grantseeking as an active component of resource development.  Grants and philanthropy functions are often housed in … Continued

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Expert Insight: Why Grantseeking Strategy Matters in Fund Development

Expert Insight: Why Grantseeking Strategy Matters in Fund Development

Josh Jacobson is Managing Director of NextStage Consulting, a firm dedicated to providing strategy and implementation support for nonprofit organizations. A firm believer in providing practical ways for organizations to bridge their gaps in strategy and sustainability, Jacobson spoke with … Continued

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Strategies to Shape the Future of Institutional Research Offices

Strategies to Shape the Future of Institutional Research Offices

-Amy Moynihan, Content Manager at Hanover Research Institutional Research offices play a key role in the collection and dissemination of information on college campuses. This is an exciting time as institutional research offices expand in both numbers and responsibilities. This … Continued

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Culture Counts: How Your Institution Should be Approaching Research

Culture Counts: How Your Institution Should be Approaching Research

Does your institution provide a supportive context in which research is uniformly expected, discussed, produced, and valued? Because it should. Why Having a Culture of Research Matters to Your Institution Today’s increasingly competitive higher education marketplace has made faculty research … Continued

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Analysis of Tuition Pricing Strategies

Analysis of Tuition Pricing Strategies

  In this report, Hanover Research examines key trends in tuition pricing at private institutions; analyzes the current state of tuition discounting and tuition reduction measures; surveys alternative affordability measures employed by private institutions; and profiles four private institutions that … Continued

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