Strategic Planning in Higher Education – Best Practices and Benchmarking

Executive Summary and Key Findings Introduction This report examines best practices in strategic planning at higher education institutions and profiles the strategic plans and planning processes in place at five specific institutions. The discussion has been informed by three areas of concern common to many higher education institutions: the need to manage changing funding models, […]

National Admitted Student Survey

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The overall outlook for higher education in the United States is increasingly positive. Students who have gained admission are now more likely to enroll than they were roughly one year ago, but a degree of uncertainty persists around the value of online learning, support services available, and how institutions can continue to improve the recruiting […]

Recording – Hanover Roundtable Series: The Future of Tuition

Even amid the pandemic, college tuition continues to rise. This trend presents a particular challenge for private, four-year institutions in a fiercely competitive enrollment environment. Many of these institutions are lowering tuition—some by as much as fifty percent. These so-called “resets” continue a movement that began prior to the pandemic. At some institutions, the adjustments […]

Webinar Recording: Grantseeker’s Guide to the National Institutes of Health

As the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world, NIH is a major funding target for a wide range of researchers. Only about 20% of applicants receive funding each year, but don’t panic.   In this webinar, Hanover Senior Grants Consultants, Bryan DeBusk and Sarah Ott, and Senior Content Director, Mallory Waters, provide […]

Top 10 Degrees on the Rise in 2021

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Institutions that strategically align their academic portfolios with the most in-demand career paths can boost enrollment, improve graduate outcomes, and enhance their brand. Our latest infographic, Top 10 Degrees on the Rise in 2021, ranks the fastest-growing undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in higher education and outlines emerging fields poised for growth in the future. Download […]

Webinar Recording: Keys to a Competitive NSF CAREER

One of the most prestigious awards for early investigators, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) requires an integrated plan for innovative research and education that sets the stage for a high-impact career.               Presented by Hanover Senior Grants Consultant, Bryan DeBusk, and Senior Content […]