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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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

Extreme CRM Makeover: Tips for Implementing Slate

February 16, 2022

written by Erin Gore

Have you ever flipped through the channels over the weekend and ended up on HGTV watching home renovation shows? After a few hours you’re full of ideas, inspired to tackle new projects, question the resources you might need, start to feel slightly overwhelmed, and then wonder how you spent THAT much time on a show.…Read more

Tough Times Last, Apparently: Four Ways to Outlast Them

written by Rick Bailey

I’ve heard it said many times (and I think it’s attributed to Robert Shuler, the famous TV pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in California): “Tough times don’t last, tough people do.” I think you may join me in raising an eyebrow at that optimism. Apparently, tough times do last. The COVID pandemic is closing in…Read more

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