Occidental College is both expanding and focusing their recruitment efforts through a data-driven approach that identifies regions with ideal growth trends and demographic makeup.
In a time of serious need, the UT Martin utilized Emsi’s Economic Impact and Capital Analysis studies to demonstrate the ROI that would come from building a proposed STEM facility. The results, in part, led to a boost in state funding—reducing the university’s share of facility construction costs from 25% to 10%.
In a time of nationwide budget cuts and declining enrollment, no community college can afford to offer programs that don’t benefit its students and local economy. But how can colleges ensure that their programs are what students and the regional workforce actually need? How can they determine whether to build new programs or downsize old ones? How can they do all of this with limited time and resources?
In April 2014, Algonquin College became the first college in Eastern Ontario to launch Career Coach—and wasted no time making a big splash. Less than a year later, Algonquin had 21,000 visits to the online tool, with users spending an average of more than seven minutes per visit.