Higher Education

Run a high-performing and adaptive institution

Comprehensive solutions and actionable insights to tackle pressing Higher Education challenges.

Our insights help institutions strengthen their academic portfolio, maximize enrollment and retention, manage costs, improve brand perception, and engage alumni

Enrollment Management

Optimize your entire enrollment funnel from enhancing prospective student recruitment to maximizing applicants and matriculants.

Reports & Briefs
With enrollments continuing their years-long decline, administrators must implement a cross-departmental approach in order to achieve enrollment targets. With varied contributors of enrollment decline,…

Academic Programming

Build a standout academic program portfolio based on student preference and employer demand.

Student Success

Increase retention and maximize student engagement from start date to graduation.

Reports & Briefs
With student enrollment declining at historic levels, higher education institutions continue to struggle with student retention. Now, between mounting financial pressures and increased competition,…

Operations & Finance

Comprehensive insights to run an efficient, financially sustainable institution.

Reports & Briefs
When COVID-19 threw higher education into a tailspin in 2020, no one knew what the effects would be on alumni giving — especially given…

Advancement

Identify right-fit donors and maximize giving from your key stakeholders.

Webinars
How has COVID-19 impacted institutions’ giving programs—and how will this affect long-term individual giving?   To answer these questions, Hanover presents results from pre-…

Marketing

Understand your institution’s value proposition—and communicate it through messaging that resonates.

Reports & Briefs
To stand out from the competition, higher education marketing leaders know that articulating a distinctive college or university brand promise is imperative. To accomplish…

Grants

Targeted guidance to bolster the quality, volume, and success rates of your grant applications.

Webinars
For many grant-seekers in higher education, developing competitive grant proposals requires a departure from the conventions of academic writing.   In this webinar, Hanover…

Higher Education Clients

Your dedicated advisor evaluates your challenges and develops a tailored action plan

We then harness the multi-methodological expertise of our 200+ analysts to provide you with comprehensive analysis of and recommendations for addressing your challenges.

Data Analysis

Sophisticated modelling to optimize the enrollment funnel, micro-target recruitment, and evaluate attrition risk.

Surveys

Gather feedback on campus climate, program preferences, enrollment factors, and more using best-in-class design and analysis.

Qualitative Research

Understand student, faculty, and staff thoughts, feelings, opinions, and perceptions with focus groups and in-depth interviews.

Strategic Advising

Leverage our advisory capabilities to build strategic plans and accelerate execution of strategic initiatives.

Benchmarking & Best Practices

Set standards with practitioner-sourced best practices spanning program offerings, pricing, marketing strategies, and more.

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Non-Federal Research Funding​

Federal funders often receive the most attention from faculty and principal investigators when it comes to grantseeking, but non-federal sources of funding are a

Grant-seeker’s Guide to FY 2024 Budget Request

Each year federal agencies request funding from congress to support existing and new programs, including grant opportunities. In this session, Hanover examines key insights

Grantseeking for Clinical Faculty​

Clinical research is a critical companion to bench research, applying science to populations to further advance health science research. In this session, Hanover examines

Developing Great Proposal Aims and Objectives

How an idea evolves into great aims and objectives is a critical step in project design. In this session, Hanover delves into the topic

Funding Landscape for Health Workforce Development​

In the aftermath of the COVID –19 pandemic, the need for a strong, diverse, and well-trained health workforce is paramount. As a result, many

Managing Large Research Proposals​

Large multi-institutional, multi-PI proposals are becoming increasingly appealing as they provide opportunities for implementing large-scale research agendas. However, applying for these proposals can be

Persuasive Strategies in Research Writing

Persuasive writing is a central characteristic of virtually all successful grant proposals. With a particular focus on research proposals, this webinar will review key

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility (DEIA) into Your Grant Proposal​

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) are high priorities for federal agencies, both in their internal management and in the grants they disburse. In

Grant-seeker’s Guide to Training and Fellowships​

For many grant-seekers in the early stages of their research careers, myriad opportunities are available in the form of fellowships and training experiences. In
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Webinars

Higher Education
How has COVID-19 impacted institutions’ giving programs—and how will this affect long-term individual giving?   To answer these questions, Hanover presents results from pre-…

Reports & Briefs

Higher Education
With enrollments continuing their years-long decline, administrators must implement a cross-departmental approach in order to achieve enrollment targets. With varied contributors of enrollment decline,…
Higher Education
While hiring prospects look slightly better for this year’s college graduates, higher education institutions still need to stay ahead of hiring trends to best…
Higher Education
Higher education institutions, faced with declining enrollments and mounting financial pressures, are prioritizing retention and implementing targeted interventions to drive student success. With the…

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Hanover Research provides high quality, custom research and analytics through a cost-effective model that helps clients in the corporate, education, and healthcare sectors make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, and heighten their effectiveness.

Flexible

Ongoing research agenda adapts with your organization’s needs

Expert

200+ analysts with advanced research expertise

Efficient

Annual, fixed-fee model delivers shared costs and benefits

Dedicated

Exclusive account and research teams ensure strategic partnership

Discover how our insights can help solve your higher education challenges