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Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

By Dr. Susan F. Schulz, Ed.D., Founding Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It is important for school owners to have an awareness of and direct link to their community and industries served. This article provides easy ways to set up and develop an ongoing Community Outreach program to increase quality enrollment, retention, placement, and brand enhancement.

Applying the Principles of Change Management to Campus Operations

Applying the Principles of Change Management to Campus Operations

By Barbara Larar, Chief Operating Officer and John Olson, Ed.D., Campus President, ECPI University
These are times of disruption inside and outside higher education. Change, planned or unplanned, can be very disruptive to operations, but leadership can manage the situation by clearly communicating about the upcoming changes.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Fostering a Culture of Collective Security

By Robert M. Keiser M.B.A., Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute
It is imperative that campus administrators understand that even the most modern security systems serve simply as a deterrent to acts of violence and not an irrefutable answer to the threat of mass violence. To truly protect an institution from the threat of a mass shooting a culture of collective security must be fostered and invested in.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Financial Viability in an Increasingly Complex and Regulated Environment

By Michael T. Wherry, Director, McClintock & Associates and Greg DeFeo, Business and Financial Consultant
Maintaining the financial viability of a postsecondary institution in today’s environment is a difficult task which requires intentionality to best business practices. We believe the following 10 steps are prudent and necessary for any organization.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Four Elements Needed for a Successful Teach-Out

Written by Sara Klein from an interview with Mitchell Fuerst, President, Success Education Colleges
When a college or university closes, teach-outs are often the best option for the students, faculty and taxpayers. Mitchell Fuerst, President of Success Education Colleges (SEC), explains how to effectively implement a teach-out.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Converting the Worst of Times into the Best of Times: Market Research in a Time of Rebirth

Converting the Worst of Times into the Best of Times: Market Research in a Time of Rebirth
By Aaron Edwards, Founder, Edwards Strategies and Dr. Joel English, Vice President for Operations, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, and Tidewater Tech A close look at how Centura College collaborated with Edwards Strategies to align its campuses and programs with the market to work towards sustainable success.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Innovative Disruption: Challenge Your Institution to Level Up

By Theresa Miulli, Director of Education, Compass Rose Foundation
Through holistic career coaching, faculty involvement in admissions, student-centric advising, campus-wide retention initiatives, and groundbreaking faculty development, an institution can shake up their culture through innovative disruption.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

We Invited Our Marketing Agency to Our Annual Planning. Here’s Why You Should Too.

By Charlie Buehler, Vice President of Marketing, Broadview Education Consortium
Broadview Education Consortium needed to think differently as they prepared for their annual planning meeting. They decided to take the bold step of inviting their outside marketing agency to attend and participate – the result was amazing.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

Survival of the Fittest: Consumer Satisfaction Focus Will Help Career Colleges Survive

Interview with Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus, Ohio University
Economist and professor Dr. Richard Vedder believes the career college sector will survive if it keeps its customer satisfaction focus, but recommends schools reach out more to educate politicians.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement

How to Handle Student Complaints – Work the Problem, Dig in the Right Place, and Stay on Target

By William R. Bay and Jeffrey R. Fink, Partners, Thompson Coburn LLP
From time to time, career colleges face complaints from their current or former students about all kinds of issues. Here are some practical suggestions for how to handle these complaints.

Community Outreach: How to Increase Quality Enrollment, Retention, Placement, and Brand Enhancement