Insights

When we’re not actively solving higher education challenges, we’re thinking about them.

And writing about them. And reading about them. And talking about them. Collected here are the insights and resources that we’ve developed to help inspire colleges and universities toward greater relevance, including blog posts, white papers, presentations, videos and worksheets.

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Slate Summit Recommendations for 2022

June 7, 2022

written by Megan Miller

The 2022 Slate Innovation Summit is almost here, and after a forced three-year hiatus for this in-person event due to the pandemic, the RHB team is eagerly anticipating our time in Nashville with the larger Slate community. As veteran attendees, we’ve learned a lot over the years about how to make the most of this…Read more

Nashville Dining Guide for the Slate Innovation Summit

written by Rick Bailey

If you are headed to Nashville for Summit, your taste buds are likely starting to pine for barbecue and maybe grits. It’s never too early to plan your dining itinerary, so here are some ideas to jumpstart your agenda. We’ve selected some spots we know about that are near — most within walking distance of…Read more

Data Governance Versus Data Management

May 26, 2022

written by Alex Williams

Over the last four years, RHB has engaged hundreds of institutions in their strategic implementation and use of Technolutions Slate. Our activity in this space affords our team a unique vantage point on team structures, procedures and campus politics that often inform (or disinform) a successful build or independent project in Slate. During my first…Read more

How Digital Transformation Will Shape Higher Education Practices Post-Post-Pandemic

April 28, 2022

written by Rick Bailey

The pandemic helped us see that the digital transformation of everyday experiences is suitable for achieving what we may have previously regarded as possible primarily in-person. Face-to-face has taken on new meaning as we have identified the power for digital experiences.

Tending the Student Success Garden with The Major Key: Bloom Better with Smarter Methods

March 16, 2022

written by Amanda Sale

As I begin my work at RHB and transition from an institutional role into one of enrollment management consultant, I’m struck by the magnitude of the shift. I have spent many years elbow-deep in the daily activities of admissions and enrollment management, much like working in a flower garden (ironically my only gift in gardening…Read more

Make a Real Statement about Diversity in Tenure-Track Faculty Job Ads

February 17, 2022

written by Aimee Hosemann

Many institutions are ramping up for the spring cycle of faculty hiring. It’s a time of excitement and overwhelm for everyone on all sides of the hiring equation. In a context in which a single tenure-track job ad can harvest 400 or more applicant packages, institutions are asking for greater volume in application materials as…Read more

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