The Higher Education Practice, LLC (HEP) utilizes powerful analytical tools and draws together experienced, independent higher education practitioners/consultants dedicated to helping independent college/university presidents better manage scarce resources and implement strategic solutions, especially in turbulent economic times. HEP utilizes collaborative strategic planning processes, benchmarking/market research, financial tools, Optimizing Academic Balance (OAB) analysis, retention/graduation analysis, enrollment/financial aid leveraging predictive modeling, advancement audits, non-traditional academic program audits and president's staff evaluations to seamlessly enable college/university presidents to meet or establish institutional objectives.
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The Higher Education Practice LLC, Optimizing Academic Balance named a University Business Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top Product
University Business’ readers nominated a variety of products that have made a positive difference at colleges and universities this year.
[Englewood, FL, Fairport Harbor, OH] – January 1, 2014 — The Higher Education Practice, LLC Optimizing Academic Balance (OAB) has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013. OAB provides an institution with never before available, effective tools to use in making crucial academic decisions needed to stay competitive. In the context of the institutional mission, quality, market potential, cost and revenue,
Examines the long-term viability of each academic major
Identifies opportunities for growth or expansion
Identifies areas where costs may need to be contained or reduced
Provides knowledge an institution may use to redirect resources where needed most to increase enrollment, maximize the value of the curriculum and strengthen institutional viability
Now in its second year, the annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
The winners were selected by the editors of University Business from hundreds of nominations submitted by readers. Winners were selected based on both the quantity of nominations and the quality of the nominees’ testimony of the product.
The complete lists of products have been announced online and in the January 2014 issue of University Business magazine.
“The fact that we saw an increased response in the second year of this recognition program is a testament to the interest that higher education leaders have in products for improving educational outcomes and operational efficiencies,” says JD Solomon, editorial director of University Business. “All of the honorees in our Top Products program should be very proud of their achievement.”
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