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Higher Education Policy and Practice Blog

CASH DEFINES SURVIVAL – CASH IS KING!

While demographic, technological and industry changes have been pressuring schools for a decade now, the pandemic has forced many schools into weakened financial positions, especially as it relates to cash available to support operations. This paper examines what colleges and universities need

“The Times They Are a Changing”

By Mike Townsley & Bob DeColfmacker, Senior Consultants Stevens Strategy, LLC Last year was the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival and an appropriate time to reference Bob Dylan’s 1964 hit “The Times They Are a Changing.” The song was an anthem to the tumultuous 1960’s, and

Applicant Success Assessment

Applicant Success Assessment (ASA) Dramatic Retention Results after Two Years! Contact Bell Cooper to learn how ASA improves quality and raises revenues 217-725-1808 | bcooper@stevensstrategy.com What is the Applicant Success Assessment? The ASA tests students’ readiness for college.  Our

Colleges in Crisis & How to Survive – Michael Townsley’s Book Preview

Michael Townsley author of a number of books on finance in higher education is working on a new book – Colleges in Crisis. The central theme of this book is that the massive decline forecast for prospective college students over the next decade will push many private colleges to and over the

Leadership, Data, Collaboration, Innovation, Success

In 2012, Stevens Strategy conducted a comprehensive strategic analysis project with Wilson College, which was experiencing serious enrollment and financial difficulty. Its total enrollment at the time we began our work with them was 762 students resulting in a 3 million dollar deficit. We