Assisting the Leadership of Higher Education With Sustainable Optimized Solutions

focusEDU is a higher education consulting firm that partners with higher education leaders to address institutional needs by offering assessment and evaluation consulting, national search services and interim leadership appointments in the mission-critical areas of functional management, instructional design, information technology, accessibility, and college rankings management. Higher education consulting by the team of acclaimed leaders from focusEDU is a sound strategic decision.

higher education consultingFounded in 2014 by nationally acclaimed higher education leaders, the cornerstones of focusEDU are our expertise, honesty, and integrity. A statement of our values and ethics can be found here. 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.

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

Higher Education Consulting Whether your institution is a small or large, public or private college, a professional school or a system-wide central administration, the focusEDU team has the expertise to assist you in addressing your needs and providing your institution with sustainable, best practice solutions.  The consulting team of focusEDU are nationally acclaimed leaders within their areas of expertise.  A distinguishing and relevant characteristic of our team is that we only consult in those areas of our business model where we know we can provide the greatest impact and sustainable solutions for the higher education community.

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focusEDU Consulting Services

  • Respected consultants in their areas of expertise.
  • Consulting Directors with proven skill-based resources.
  • Solutions based on insightful assessments and evaluations.

  • U.S. News college rankings consulting

  • Optimized national search networks, processes and results.
  • Expert interim management during times of transition.
  • Cost effective solutions that maximize ROI.
  • Comprehensive instructional technology expertise.

  • U S News College Rankings

U. S. News Rankings: Role in College Selection Process

U.S. News & World Report College Rankings Role in the College Recruitment and Selection Process: Ten Observations Why do U.S. News Best Colleges annual rankings matter? Last year, their Best Colleges website had over

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Delivery in the New Normal

Delivery in the New Normal Yes, pizza delivery. And Grub Hub. Amazon. Instacart. Freshly. Netflix. Zoom. Twitter. USPS. 2020 was the year of delivery. We pivoted and scrambled to change our lives, probably forever,

  • Bob Herr

Bob Herr Joins focusEDU as Consulting Director

Bob Herr joins focusEDU as Consulting Director With over thirty years of admissions and enrollment experience, Bob helped lead successful enrollment efforts at several private colleges and universities. His experience includes serving as dean

  • Barbara Frey

Barbara Frey Joins focusEDU as Consulting Director

Barbara Frey joins focusEDU as Consulting Director Barbara A. Frey, DEd, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the School of Education at Point Park University and an Instructional Design Consultant with the University of Pittsburgh. She

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