Higher Education

New England Colleges and Universities are Facing a Diversity Problem. Here’s why it Matters.

December 13, 2019 / Comments Off on New England Colleges and Universities are Facing a Diversity Problem. Here’s why it Matters.

When it comes to regions of the United States known for higher education, few others compare to the quality and quantity of New England’s network of colleges and universities. Metro Boston alone is home to 52 institutions for higher education, including Harvard University, the nation’s oldest, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of […]

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The Economic Impact of Simpson University

November 18, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Simpson University

Econsult Solutions, Inc. was retained by Simpson University, a private, evangelical Christian school based in Redding, California to assess the economic, fiscal and social impact of the University. Simpson University actively cultivates an academic community that prepares its students for a lifetime of service in their professional and personal lives. In pursuit of its mission, […]

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Higher Education: What Will it Look Like in Five Years?

April 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Higher Education: What Will it Look Like in Five Years?

ESI is using April to highlight our work with higher education institutions. We value and take great pride in our work with colleges and universities. Our report with Campus Philly, Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and the region, was released yesterday. Click here for more info. We are currently doing […]

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Higher Education

Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

April 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

ESI assisted Campus Philly in developing its new report summarizing the impacts of retaining graduates from area colleges and universities on Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Released during its stakeholders conference “Young, Smart, and Local” April 9th, the report sets a course for higher ed and talent retention as an economic development strategy. Econsult Solutions […]

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Universities are Important Engines for Equitable Growth

October 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Universities are Important Engines for Equitable Growth

Many cities that had to swim against the tide of economic decline for the entire second half of the previous century are now faced with a different but no less difficult problem, which is to figure out how to achieve growth that benefits all people. With significant economic success seems to come crushing inequity, persistent poverty, […]

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A Close-Up Look at China’s National Education Strategy

July 13, 2018 / Comments Off on A Close-Up Look at China’s National Education Strategy

“Education is no longer a matter of knowledge and skills…It is also, more importantly, a matter of values, attitudes, ethics, and morality.” (Quote from Ministry of Education representative, April 28, 2018) In April, I was fortunate to join the inaugural 10-person cohort of the UPenn Graduate School of Education’s Senior Leaders China Seminar, getting an intensive, up-close […]

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