Insights

When we’re not actively solving marketing challenges in higher ed, we’re thinking about them.

And writing about them. And reading about them. And talking about them. Collected here are our insights and resources into all things related to higher education marketing, including white papers, presentations, videos, audio files, worksheets and the RHBlog.

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Coherence, Cooperation and Cocktails

June 30, 2020

written by Sam Waterson

If you missed Coherence, Cooperation and Cocktails with the RHB team (our substitute for our annual Slate Summit gathering), you’re in luck. Here’s a recording and summary of the webinar where you’ll enjoy a great metaphor featuring a house (from the genius of Jess Ricker of Wellesley), a fair amount of talk about sports cars…Read more

Wishes

June 29, 2020

written by Ken Anselment

“A time machine.” “A crystal ball.” “A vaccine…now.” If you were to gather a group of chief enrollment officers from around the country and grant them each one wish they can make on behalf of their institutions…well, let’s just say those wishes reflect this strange moment in which we all find ourselves. Earlier this month,…Read more

What Does Your Org Chart Say About Your Marketing Organization?

written by Rob Zinkan

I’ve seen a lot of org charts. At RHB, we have the privilege of working with colleges and universities to help them maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of their marketing function. As part of a recent marketing and communications organizational assessment for a large academic college at a public research university, we conducted a competitive…Read more

Are You Like Your Institution?

written by Rick Bailey

Your frontline sales staff carries the weight of finding, promoting, compelling, convincing, engaging and securing the members of the incoming class. That’s quite a load of responsibility to carry for people we often take for granted. Often, we consider these warriors as mere entry-level, low-salaried starters rather than the first faces of our institutions. I…Read more

Four Considerations for Engaging Your Campus Community

written by Rick Bailey

When it comes to communicating about your institution, you have thousands of mouths to feed. And most of the time, everyone is hungry. Right now, though, it may seem that there’s absolutely not enough of you to get to everyone who needs your attention. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, prospects, donors, neighbors, community leaders, peers…Read more

What COVID-19 Can Do for Us

May 20, 2020

written by Aimee Hosemann

We collected snippets of our own perspectives, rather than write from a single point of view. Our collective ability to see from multiple vantage points is one of our strengths. We hope you will be inspired to look deeper to see which ideas, opportunities or new considerations you can unearth and employ at your own campus.

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