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.
November 16, 2022
This is the last in a series of three articles about bringing your search efforts in-house. In Are You Ready to Bring Your Search In House?, Alex Williams, RHB’s Senior Vice President for Relationship Development, explains how to discover the truth about your institution, and then share that truth with prospective students in beautiful and…Read more
November 15, 2022
This article previously appeared in Inside Higher Ed and it is posted here with permission of the author. While I was in Houston for the 2022 National Association for College Admission Counseling conference, I saw in person what we have been reading about and—for many on college campuses—living with for the past 12 to 15…Read more
October 31, 2022
It is officially spooky season, y’all. As we continue our series about bringing search in-house, let’s take a moment to talk about the elephant (or ghost) in the room: the fear of bringing search in-house … and how it might actually look on the other side. As a senior consultant at RHB, one of my…Read more
October 13, 2022
As Lee Gardner noted in “The Barriers to Innovation” in The Chronicle of Higher Education ( 2019 ), “universities often flounder at innovation because they are not really meant to change.” The notion that institutions are inflexible is disconcerting at best. If innovation is considered impossible, no incentive exists to even imagine change. Nonetheless, outdated…Read more
October 12, 2022
(You may be more ready than you think.) At this year’s NACAC conference in Houston, we were delighted to see so many of our old and new friends in person in ways we have not been able to do so since—well, you know. While last year’s event in Seattle gave us a taste of what…Read more
September 25, 2022
Just a few weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a number of uninterrupted days at the beach with my family. The beach is my favorite spot; it’s always just what I need to disconnect and recharge. During my time there, in between the boogie boards and boardwalk fries, I found myself in…Read more