Gray Insights for Higher Education

Program Management
Andy Dunn

Using Market Data to Inform Academic Program Decisions

In an excerpt from Start, Stop, or Grow, Robert Atkins discusses curricular efficiency, which measures, manages, and improves the units of education that can be delivered for a given amount of instructional cost and quality, and the importance of the cost per student credit hour (SCH).

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Academic Strategy
Gray Associates

Finding a Sustainable Academic Strategy

Many colleges and universities must respond quickly to pandemic-induced budget shortfalls in order to avoid unacceptable drawdowns of their reserves or even more severe financial

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Academic Resourcing
Gray Associates

The Journey:  Fostering a Data-Informed Culture

Higher Education faces increasing challenges. These challenges include expanding competition, changing demographics, altered perceptions of the value of a college degree, and a pandemic. Rapid,

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Academic Strategy
Gray Associates

Out of Crisis, Strategy!

Campuses are coming back to life, but that doesn’t mean a return to business as usual. Virus containment remains critical, but so is the need

Top 10 Blogs on Academic Program Evaluation

Top 10 Blogs on Academic Program Evaluation

The most wonderful time of the year is here - a time for friends, family, and being thankful. This is the perfect opportunity to relax,…
Three Approaches to Getting Started with an Academic Program Evaluation System (PES)

Three Approaches to Getting Started with an Academic Program Evaluation System (PES)

As you go through the process of evaluating your current programs and new opportunities, you will need to decide on the best approach for your…
October Higher Education Demand Trends: Results Through September 2022

October Higher Education Demand Trends: Results Through September 2022

Our October Program of the Month is quickly growing in student demand, yet in 2020, only 85 campuses graduated students from it. Get the data…
Associate Enrollment is Declining, But Not Everywhere…

Associate Enrollment is Declining, But Not Everywhere…

Declining enrollment is an issue facing community colleges across the country. According to data provided by the National Student Clearinghouse, total enrollment in associate programs…
Is Your Academic Program Portfolio Missing Economic Analysis?

Is Your Academic Program Portfolio Missing Economic Analysis?

Having internal and external data is critical when evaluating your academic programs. If your institution looks at external market data for your academic programs, you…
Bachelor’s Programs: What’s Hot and What’s Not?

Bachelor’s Programs: What’s Hot and What’s Not?

While large programs continue to be popular among bachelor’s students, some smaller programs are experiencing healthy gains in the number of students enrolled. We analyzed…