Our Thinking

You might find a higher education challenge you've been trying to solve.
Case studies, eBooks, videos, and whitepapers.

View allViewing: Enrollment and Retention

Featured

A trusted partner to help secure and manage alternative funding
Case Studies / Enrollment and Retention

A trusted partner to help secure and manage alternative funding

Ellucian Grants Services helped Mt. Hood Community College successfully secure nearly $6 million in grant funds to support student success, workforce partnerships, and innovative programs.

Read more

Latest

  • Flying in four
    Videos / Enrollment and Retention

    Flying in four

    Find out how Temple University is transforming student data into strategies that improve four-year completion rates.

  • Focused communications, integrated processes, and easy online access
    Case Studies / Modernizing the Campus

    Focused communications, integrated processes, and easy online access

    How UNA achieved record-breaking enrollment: The University of North Alabama implemented the right software solution with the right strategy, leading to a simplified recruitment and enrollment process that works better for both students and staff.

  • Targeted recruitment. Better communication. Modernized enrollment processes.
    Case Studies / Enrollment and Retention

    Targeted recruitment. Better communication. Modernized enrollment processes.

    Tyler Junior College modernizes recruitment: Tyler Junior College needed a recruiting system that would elevate its brand with students and make life easier for staff. Find out how they achieved both.

  • Meeting the needs of adult students and the Texas economy
    Case Studies / Enrollment and Retention

    Meeting the needs of adult students and the Texas economy

    How UIW got recruiting on track and on target: To grow adult student enrollment, University of the Incarnate Word needed a better system for managing the recruiting funnel. Discover the solution that got them on track to meet their targets.

  • Social media and student recruitment
    Infographics / Enrollment and Retention

    Social media and student recruitment

    At a time when meeting undergraduate enrollment targets has never been more important, college admissions staff know that they have to communicate with prospective students via social media — a set of tools that is constantly in flux.

  • Sharing data to enhance the student lifecycle from prospect to alumni
    White Papers / Analytics and Performance

    Sharing data to enhance the student lifecycle from prospect to alumni

    Obtaining better data is key to higher education institutions effectively engaging with prospects, students, and alumni throughout the student lifecycle. However, that data is often siloed within administrative and academic departments. These strategies for sharing data across departments will help higher education institutions improve their engagement efforts and optimize results.

  • Enrollment Management and Big Data in an Era of Change
    White Papers / Enrollment and Retention

    Enrollment Management and Big Data in an Era of Change

    Today’s enrollment managers must be both strategic and systems thinkers. They must be adroit at assessing and adopting new technologies, and skilled in analyzing data. They must be adept campus politicians. Moreover, they need to work well under extraordinary pressure.

  • Peer leadership
    White Papers / Enrollment and Retention

    Peer leadership

    The power of peer influence on human development is well documented. And higher education has been harnessing this power to improve student success for decades. Yet many peer leadership programs are geared toward first-year students or are limited in scope.

  • The psychology of student attention
    White Papers / Student Experience

    The psychology of student attention

    In a saturated media landscape, recruiting, and enrollment officers are in an unprecedented battle for attention. Winning that battle depends on understanding how today’s prospective students think and act—and adjusting your own thinking and actions accordingly.

  • Helping students succeed
    White Papers / Student Experience

    Helping students succeed

    Building on the educational principles that promote student learning and graduation, this white paper describes new ways of using early alerts to bolster early engagement.