2023 Credit and Capital Markets Outlook for Higher Education
Headwinds are increasing for higher ed institutions as we move into 2023. Colleges and universities share a common need to identify the path that leadership feels will best position the institution for long-term resiliency and growth.
Healthcare and Higher Education: Building a Broader and Better Health Professional Workforce
Partnerships between health systems and higher ed institutions can address the critical and growing need for health professionals and help both parties respond to evolving needs for new skills and capabilities, together building a broader and better health professional workforce.
Liquidity Optimization Is Both an Opportunity and an Imperative for Higher Ed Institutions
Liquidity optimization offers colleges and universities a significant financial opportunity. It also is an imperative to meet the mounting financial challenges and risks that higher education faces today.
Webinar: A Small Liberal Arts College's Success Story
Listen to a conversation with members of the leadership team from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, to learn from their experience on how you may solve for many of the challenges facing liberal arts colleges today.
A Guide to Fighting Inflation for Higher Ed Leaders
With no end to inflation in sight, higher ed leaders must take a strategic approach to address a new economic reality. Here are nine options to consider for immediate, near-term, and longer-term action.
Leading a Servant Institution: A Conversation with West Virginia University’s Gordon Gee
Gordon Gee, president of West Virginia University, sat down with the Kaufman Hall Higher Education team to reflect on his 42-year career as a university president and discuss the challenges facing higher education leadership today.
A Time for Leadership
The many changes that have occurred over the past two years have heightened the challenges that higher education leaders must address. In this blog, we offer some thoughts on what defines strong leadership in higher education.
Facing the Facts of Higher Education’s Future
Any way you look at it, America’s four-year private colleges and universities are in a very tough financial and strategic position. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the average...
A Roadmap for the Future
With plans for an administrative restructuring finalized, a university completes its roadmap to financial sustainability. Some early successes help boost momentum.
Making Difficult Decisions
With the need for further cost savings to ensure long-term financial viability, university leadership makes difficult decisions on underperforming programs.
The Partnership Option
A university explores partnerships as a middle ground between its current state and a cost reduction effort that would eliminate programs and services.