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.
August 18, 2023
6 Ways Toward Greater Relevance Wonder … Curiosity … Inquiry … Awe … Imagination … The words cascaded down the futurist’s slide deck in RHB’s shared Zoom box, highlighting things that artificial intelligence can’t replace … at least not yet. I note, with a blend of amusement and concern, that the phrase “artificial intelligence” in…Read more
August 4, 2023
Finding out the truth about who you are is a daring act of vulnerability. It is in large part an excruciating inner journey—a cataloging of flaws and shortcomings, a confrontation of insecurities and fears. Even the positive insights you gain from this exercise can be read as deficits: an identification of the contour of your…Read more
July 21, 2023
RHB vice president for marketing leadership Rob Zinkan recently joined the Higher Ed Demand Gen Podcast hosted by Shiro Hatori. Rob and Shiro discuss RHB’s research on strategic planning and explore how the CMO role can continue to evolve in higher education. Take a listen to Episode 55. The transcript is below · · ·…Read more
July 14, 2023
This year, we’ve got some summer reading picks that have some heft to them and capture a broad array of interests. With two doctoral students represented among our pickers here, we’re excited to show off what they’re working on and pondering at the same time we give you some options for thinking about how music…Read more
July 12, 2023
If you’re using Slate for your admissions and enrollment processes, you may have noticed that, as of July 12, race and ethnicity data that had been stored in the standard Slate race and ethnicity fields (e.g., race, hispanic) are no longer being displayed on the person record, the Reader or Slate application PDFs. This was…Read more
June 30, 2023
We knew this was coming, but—much like waiting for a loved one in declining health to pass away—when the expected event finally arrives, it can shock, sadden or anger. Thus landed the United States Supreme Court’s ruling to eliminate race as a factor in how colleges, specifically Harvard and the University of North Carolina at…Read more