A collaborative initiative to provide market intelligence.

Given the challenging climate in which private, independent colleges and universities must now operate, college presidents and senior leadership need a shared understanding about the real marketing challenges facing private higher education.

Two longstanding marketing consultancies serving higher education, The Lawlor Group and RHB, created Higher Ed Intelligence as a data hub and analysis resource to uncover the prevailing industry-wide forces and operational practices that influence private higher education's marketing efforts and to provide possible solutions for addressing them.

This recently completed study identified the most pressing marketing needs from the standpoint of presidents at private colleges and universities.

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Peeking Over the Horizon

by Rick Bailey // March 2019
“Peeking over the horizon” suggests to a glorious capacity, that of leveraging the tools of knowledge and intellectual resources to see what may lie ahead.

THE World Reputation Rankings 2018: Top 10

by Times Higher Education // Summer 2018
This post, in which Carole Arwidson is quoted and the 2016 Independent College Presidents Survey is cited, was originally published on Times Higher Education and is reposted with permission.

Survey Says: Cost-Related Issues are the Most Pressing and Vexing for Presidents

by Carole Arwidson // March 2018
In back-to-back surveys with presidents of independent colleges, results indicate that market pressures are turning up the heat on them.

Being Proactive: A Habit for Highly Effective College Presidents

by Carole Arwidson // September 2017
Establishing results-driven processes can allow college presidents to proactively set the stage for both success and continuous improvement.
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