Assisting the Leadership of Higher Education With Optimized Consulting Solutions

The higher education consulting firm of focusEDU partners with higher education leaders to address institutional needs by offering assessment and evaluation consulting; national executive search services;  interim leadership appointments and placements during periods of transition; and coaching and mentoring of institutional leaders to enrich skillsets.  We are a niche, boutique consulting firm with expertise of services for the mission-critical areas of enrollment management; admissions, financial aid, registrar, student financial services.  Our services are enriched through a team of functional management, instructional design, information technology, and accessibility specialists having an association to strategically work with the functional consultants of focusEDU . Higher education consulting by the team of acclaimed leaders from focusEDU is a sound strategic decision. Optimized consulting solutions are our gold standard.

higher education consultingFounded in 2014 by nationally acclaimed higher education leaders, the cornerstones of focusEDU are our expertise, integrity, and delivery of quality services.  A statement of our values and ethics can be found by clicking here. Find out more about focusEDU by clicking About Us.  Our goal is to provide sustainable and optimized solutions to the leadership of the higher education community by using our experience and expertise. Our team consists of national leaders in these areas of expertise and they can be viewed here with summaries of their professional profiles. focusEDU provides mission-critical higher education consulting services.

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The website of  focusEDU is divided into logically focused areas with pages of interest for all leaders of the higher education community and includes:

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  • Nationally acclaimed consultants in their areas of expertise.

  • Consulting Directors with proven skill-based resources.
  • Solutions based on insightful assessments and evaluations.

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  • Optimized national search networks, processes and results.
  • Expert interim placements and assignments during times of transition.

  • Coaching and Mentoring for Success

  • Comprehensive instructional technology expertise.

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Financial Aid Equity and Institutional Revenue Impact

Financial Aid Strategies and College Revenue Impact In the 1980’s and 90’s, the cost of attending private institutions outpaced the rate of inflation, making it harder for institutions to enroll students. The cost was

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Increase Enrollment by Diversifying Student Cohorts

Increase Enrollment by Diversifying Student Cohorts Increase enrollment by diversifying student cohorts. While higher education continues to face headwinds driven by economic, demographic, and social shifts, we are beginning to see some positive trajectory

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Remote Interim Leadership in Enrollment Management

Remote Interim Leadership in Admissions, Registrar and Financial Aid Remote interim leadership in enrollment services adds value, and that added value can be even greater during this time of uncertainty in higher education.  When

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Coaching and Mentoring for Leadership Development

Coaching and Mentoring for Leadership Mentoring and coaching for leadership development should be a strategic management tool.   A key administrative leader has left your institution.  Maybe it was a retirement or another opportunity

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Accessibility Planning Part 01 – Background

This first video in the "Accessibility Planning" series provides background information on accessibility, including the definition of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) accessibility, statistics on disabilities, and why accessibility is important.  See for

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Accessibility Planning Part 00 – Overview

This overview video to the "Accessibility Planning" series explains the purpose and intended audience of the series and outlines the topics covered in subsequent videos.  Click here ( for more information, including a text

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Creating Accessible Documents in Word – Part 8 – Color

This is part 8 in the "Creating Accessible Documents in Word" series.  This episode deals with issues related to the use of color, including color blindness, color contrast, and aesthetics. Please click here (

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