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Higher Ed Ingenuity: Delivering Treats Without Tricks

As they adjust to increased competition within the industry, higher education institutions will need to successfully operationalize new ideas to ensure the benefits to students are authentic.

“Just Do It” Co-Creator Scott Bedbury on Authenticity in Higher Education

Hearing from branding guru Scott Bedbury was a highlight for the private higher education senior administrators who attended Summer Seminar.
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The Value Proposition’s Double Meaning

Naming the specific values that it has committed to uphold can help a college or university signal to prospective students how welcoming it truly is.

Private Higher Education Trends for 2016

As we do each January, we present trends in the higher education marketplace that are likely to affect enrollment and marketing efforts during the coming year.
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Marketing Misalignment in Higher Education

Misalignment of aspirations and actualities can seize up the gears of a college’s marketing efforts.

Masks Are Only for Halloween

While the Halloween season is a wonderful celebration of fantasy, masks, and disguises, today’s higher education marketplace craves realism, authenticity, and transparency on the part of colleges and universities.

HighEdWeb Meets Portlandia

The HighEdWeb 2014 conference took place in Portland, Oregon, and the city’s earnest quirkiness was the perfect backdrop for its overarching themes: authenticity, honesty, and getting real.