Gray Accelerator Webcast

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The Gray Accelerator Series: Rev Up Growth and Efficiency

Rev up the full potential of your institution with the Gray Accelerator Series featuring webinars and appearances on the GROW GROW GROW podcast designed exclusively for higher-education leaders. These will feature experts from Ad Astra, RIZE, and Evidence in Motion, alongside proven innovators from colleges and universities.

Join us for practical insights and strategies you can implement immediately to accelerate enrollment growth, increase revenue, and improve student outcomes. Hear directly from the leaders who made it happen and the experts who helped!


Who Should Attend?

If you’re responsible for shaping your institution’s future, this webinar series is for you.
  • Provosts
  • Presidents
  • CFOs
  • Deans
  • Institutional Researchers
  • Marketing Leaders
  • Admissions Leaders
  • Trustees

Series Schedule

Each event starts at 2 pm Eastern.

📆 September 27 and 28: Ad Astra
Accelerate Graduation Rates Through Student-Centered Scheduling

Community College Focus: September 27

Guests: Dr. Susan English, Ad Astra and Dr. Laura Boyer, Northeast Lakeview College

Four-Year Institutions: September 28
Guests: Sarah Collins, Ad Astra and David Short, Lamar University

David Short Ad Astra Headshot


📆 October 31: RIZE
Grow Revenue with Market-Responsive Majors
October 31

📆 November 16: All-Star Panel
Gray Associates, Ad Astra, RIZE, and Education in Motion join forces for an illuminating panel discussion focusing on accelerating enrollment growth, launching a new program, and student outcomes.

📆 November 30: Evidence in Motion
Get New Programs Through Accreditation
Guests: John Childs, Founder of Evidence In Motion, and Rodney Rogers, President of Bowling Green State University

Why You Can’t Afford to Miss This

  • Expert Insights: Gain invaluable perspectives from higher-education thought leaders.
  • Actionable Strategies: Learn practical solutions you can implement right away.
  • Networking: Connect with other higher-education leaders facing the same challenges.
  • Case Studies: Hear success stories from other educational institutions.

How to Register

  1. Reserve Your Spot: Fill in the registration form to secure your place.
  2. Tune In: Use the link you’ll receive in your confirmation email to attend the live session.

 Don’t miss this opportunity to accelerate your institution’s growth and efficiency. Reserve your spot today.

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Meet the Accelerators

Accelerating Student Completions

Ad Astra provides institutions with the guidance to creating student-centered schedules to accelerate completions.

Growing Revenue

Rize Education helps colleges grow enrollment and increase revenue by launching in-demand degree programs. Partner colleges are able to offer the majors students, and employers, want in as quickly as one semester for a fraction of the traditional cost through a collaborative course-sharing model.

Blog Posts

Our Thought Leaders Speak:
Articles on Growth and Data in Higher Education

The Artists Are Not Starving: How Arts Programs Profit Students and Schools

Can arts programs lead to prosperous careers? We dissect recent data that challenges the “starving artist” stereotype. Explore the resilient growth of visual and performing arts enrollments post-pandemic, the diverse paths graduates take, and surprising employment outcomes. Discover why arts education is not just surviving but thriving. 

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A Shot of Perspective on the Nursing Shortage: Insights into Employer Demand

Uncover the surprising trends shaping the future of nursing with Gray’s Head of Research, Elaine Rowles! Delve into the intriguing interplay between enrollment, job postings, and salaries for RNs and LPNs. Despite certain declines, the demand for nurses remains strong, leaving a profound impact on nursing programs and the overall healthcare landscape. Explore how educators and employers are actively shaping the future of nursing. Plus, get valuable insights into the recent data on nursing jobs and its implications for higher education.

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Women’s Soccer on the Rise

Gray’s Athletics Benchmarking reveals an exciting trend: collegiate sports are on the rise, and women’s soccer is a standout opportunity. Join us to explore key benchmarking data, cost-effectiveness, and the positive impact it has on applications and graduation rates. With a surge in high school girls playing soccer, there’s a ready-made pipeline of potential recruits, making women’s soccer a great place to start expanding your athletic programs. In the spirit of the upcoming Women’s World Cup, let’s celebrate the valuable impact of women’s soccer in attracting students and fostering academic success.

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Analyzing Competition at the Program Level

Want to attract new students to your academic programs? Understanding the competitive landscape is crucial. Dive into the power of a Program Evaluation System (PES) and gain valuable insights into your program-level competition. Discover competitors, program sizes, and market trends that drive enrollment growth, and see how Gray’s Program Evaluation System can revolutionize your approach, helping your institution stand out.

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How to Use a PES to Find “Hidden” Competitors

Are you aware of the hidden competitors lurking in your institution’s market? Discover the game-changing power of our Program Evaluation System (PES) in identifying and tracking these hidden competitors beyond the limitations of IPEDS data. Gain a comprehensive view of the market, uncover true market saturation, and strategize effectively for your institution’s success. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain a competitive edge.

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Want to learn more? We would be happy to answer all of your questions. Contact us!