Higher Education

Higher education institutions, both public and private, are facing unprecedented challenges. With unparalleled industry expertise and resources, Huron designs and implements sustainable performance improvement solutions, tailored to be successful in the higher education environment.

Our professionals draw from their experience working in the strategic, financial, operational, and regulatory aspects of higher education to develop and implement the most effective solutions. Our focus on execution enables institutions to plan more effectively and increase their ability to leverage opportunities and manage risks. We have helped more than 95 of the nation’s top 100 research universities and more than 50 of the top 100 institutions globally continue their traditions of extraordinary achievement.

Higher Education INSIGHTS
The Clinical Research Management Briefing (CRMB) is a weekly newsletter that Huron Consulting Group sends out to clients and interested parties. This week's topics include intellectual property rights, clinical trials, and cancer research. » MORE

Perspective: Budget Redesign Was Top of Mind at ASSCU 2015
Huron Education manager Jaime Ontiveros and Northern Kentucky University vice president and provost, Sue Ott Rowlands, presented their lessons learned while partnering to implement a decentralized and incentive-based approach to resource allocation at Northern Kentucky.» MORE

Analysis: 6 Key Takeaways from NACUBO 2015
Built around the theme, “The Tempo of Change,” the NACUBO 2015 Annual Meeting highlighted and addressed the challenges of today’s higher education environment. In the following article, the top takeaways for CAOs, CBOs and other higher education industry leaders are discussed.» MORE

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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Public universities, long immune from budget cutting, have become a target for legislators in these lean economic times. In this transcript of a conversation, two Huron Education experts, both of them former top financial officials and executive officers at major universities, talk about what institutions can do to regain their financial equilibrium. Universities must be willing to look rigorously at every item in their budgets, and prioritize what they are willing to support, based on the strategic interests of the institution. This approach is more business-like than most universities are accustomed to being, but it will set them up well for facing new economic realities.

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