A&S gave us sound advice on a broad range of positioning challenges, involving our key external constituencies. They were a solid partner, effectively working with us and presenting to our board.Evan Caminker, Dean, University of Michigan Law School
The people who work for Art & Science are incredibly bright. They came in with a fresh perspective and helped us identify the initiatives and factors that would prompt students to actually apply and enroll at Richmond.Nanci Tessier, VP Enrollment Management, University of Richmond
A&S's research and recommendations helped our school community coalesce around strategic initiatives that became top-drawer admissions and fundraising initiatives.Mary Moss, Former Assoc. Head, Institutional Development, Saint. Mary's School
I don’t think I would have been able to drive change without the solid market research A&S provided. A&S really helped us hone in on the major issue we had to address as an institution.Robert Wyatt, President, Coker College
A&S Principals to Participate in NACUBO-Sponsored Pricing Webinar
When: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: 1 to 2:30 pm (EST)
Karen Foust, Exec. VP for Strategic Initiatives and VP for Enrollment, Hendrix College; Steve Farmer, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Craig Goebel, Principal and Rick Hesel, Principal, Art & Science Group; and Natalie Davis, Manager, NACUBO Research and Policy Analysis
Click here to register for the NACUBO tuition pricing webinar.
We’ve argued many times on this for the necessity of maintaining access for low-income and first generation students in higher education, but what happens when they actually get on campus? We’ve done many retention studies in our work, and we’ve found that it’s essential to engage first-generation students once they get through the door. Close academic advising, early warning systems for identifying and reaching out to struggling students, committees to address retention issues, etc. are all essential approaches that have been used effectively before.read more
Influence of US News and Other College Rankings
Among the major findings from the latest issue of studentPOLL—focused on the influence of the national rankings on college choice—two-thirds of students surveyed reported that US News and other college rankings influenced their college application decisions.