Higher Education

The Future of Sustainability at Universities

September 27, 2022 / Comments Off on The Future of Sustainability at Universities

Here at ESI, we’ve long amplified the point that universities and hospitals have huge economic footprints, and that the employment hubs, procurement opportunities, and tax revenue generation they represent emerge from and are driven by the fulfillment of their deepest institutional missions. It is also true that these large-scale institutions have huge environmental footprints, and […]

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International Student Enrollment Resource

September 23, 2022 / Comments Off on International Student Enrollment Resource

Among many other effects, COVID has scrambled the enrollment and experience of non-domestic students at U.S. universities. Two-plus years into the pandemic, we continue to monitor the consequence of lockdowns, travel bans, and geopolitics on what had previously been a socially dynamic (and, particularly for some schools, financially lucrative) facet of on-campus life. While we […]

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Overseas Chinese Students at U.S. Universities – a Geopolitical Perspective

September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Overseas Chinese Students at U.S. Universities – a Geopolitical Perspective

What are some major points to consider, or questions that we should be asking to gauge how well we as universities and institutions here in the United States work with Chinese students? Such is the primary focus of Dr. Benajmin B. Olshin in the following video. Dr. Olshin is a consultant and former professor of […]

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Universities and Hospitals Rubrics

September 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Universities and Hospitals Rubrics

University Environmental Scans in an Era of Unprecedented Uncertainty Demand is up for university environmental scans because institutions need to understand the shifting landscape in which they compete. Soaring student loan debt has caused students, families, and lawmakers alike to relitigate the value proposition and financial mechanics of paying for a four-year degree. A proliferation […]

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Boston College’s Economic and Social Impact

February 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Boston College’s Economic and Social Impact

Answering the Call at a Local, Regional, and Societal Level Boston College is a major contributor to the quality of life and economy of the Greater Boston Area. Econsult Solutions determined the College’s current economic impact and related social benefits in the Boston metropolitan area, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and New England. ESI staff compiled […]

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2021 in Review

December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 in Review

This past year was tremendous for Econsult Solutions. In 2020 we pledged to make a difference through our work and in 2021 we were honored to have been in the inaugural class of Philadelphia Foundation’s Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia. We launched our new thought leadership initiative, ESI Center for the Future of Cities, and CIOReview […]

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