Universities

Future Cities Need Forward-Looking Universities

August 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Future Cities Need Forward-Looking Universities

The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York is purported to have said that the way to build a great city is simple: “Create a great university and wait 200 years.”  There is no doubt a profound truth in this statement.  All great cities contain at least one great university.  And all great universities […]

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A Guide to Higher Education Expansions, Contractions, Additions, and Consolidations

September 30, 2020 / Comments Off on A Guide to Higher Education Expansions, Contractions, Additions, and Consolidations

Recently, Lee Huang, President and Principal of ESI and head of ESI’s Higher Education Practice Area, caught up with some of our thought leaders in the higher ed space to ask them some of the most critical questions facing the industry. This exert includes Lloyd Russow’s full response.   Lloyd, you’ve helped your own institution […]

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Higher Education: What Will It Look Like in Five Years? – Revisited!

August 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Higher Education: What Will It Look Like in Five Years? – Revisited!

In April 2019, I published an article with ESI attempting a prognostication on the future of US higher education. Little did I know that 2020 would be the most dramatic and unpredictable year ever in higher education. That said, I was pleasantly surprised when I reread my 2019 article this week that despite the upheavals […]

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Time for Universities to Step Up

August 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Time for Universities to Step Up

They say every crisis is an opportunity. But you could excuse the higher ed sector for being able to embrace this truism, swamped as it is with the financial pain, logistical burden, and overall uncertainty inflicted upon it by COVID-19. Amid the struggle to adjust budgets, plan for re-opening, and stay in touch with students […]

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Discussion Questions for Higher Education Leaders

June 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Discussion Questions for Higher Education Leaders

As a service to the higher education industry, Econsult Solutions has developed the following questionnaire to help leaders prepare for success in an uncertain future. Many are looking to you for the answers, which are hard to come by when things are so fluid. We know you appreciate the importance of asking the right questions, and it […]

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What Should Universities Look Like Going Forward?

May 7, 2020 / Comments Off on What Should Universities Look Like Going Forward?

The global pandemic has shuttered college campuses and shaken the entire higher education industry. We don’t know what’s next. Heck, we don’t even know when’s next. But, it’s likely some schools won’t make it, others will look completely different, and none will ever be the same. What’s a university administrator to do? Higher ed was […]

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