Thanksgiving 2020 may be a lasting memory for everyone in light of the times. Uncertainty—along with the constant testing of our mind, body, and spirit—is fostering epic moments of self-reflection […]
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About Brendan Mayer
Brendan Mayer is director of digital strategy at The Lawlor Group.
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Last month Lawlor Advisory fielded a client survey on the 2019-20 recruitment cycle to capture top-of-mind highlights and challenges. Respondents noted the many positive personal traits that came to the […]
During the peak of the depression in 1936, poet Carl Sandburg wrote his famous poetry book The People, Yes, which according to reviews “lauded the perseverance of all people.” Needless to say, perseverance is now […]
Last month, we noted that all of us are in a real conundrum and full of uncertainty about what we should do now to plan for tomorrow. As we all […]
What do we do now as we plan for tomorrow? This is a lingering question impacting all organizations and individuals, particularly those involved with higher education—students, parents/guardians, faculty, staff, and […]
Author and activist James Baldwin so eloquently noted, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” He also shared this comment: […]
The confidence to do—and in many cases, differently, is the new challenge facing everyone in college and university communities. As Chronicle reporter Lee Gardner recently wrote, “While it’s true that […]
Everyone associated with colleges and universities today is facing a marketplace situation that is a catalyst for creating innovative and relevant solutions that are wanted and needed despite so many […]
Traditionally the month of March has brought to mind themes that motivate everyone to be positive about the light at the end of the tunnel. Colleges and universities always looked […]
February is often associated with the passion of our hearts and the fulfillment that comes with engaging in such meaningful work as serving higher education. Yet there is a bit […]
We’ve been able to consistently outperform industry open and click rates with our e-mail campaigns. Here’s how.
Since private colleges can do a better job of demonstrating how a liberal arts education prepares students for successful careers, we examined the future of competency-based education in a liberal arts context.