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Academic Innovators is a solutions company.

If a college faces a challenge, we work with the institution as thought partners to meet their challenge and turn it into an opportunity.

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Academic Innovators has developed a series of products that we identify as AI Solutions. These solutions reflect our determination to create value for our clients by developing products – reviewed by our blue chip advisory board – that re-imagine how higher educations institutions operate and thrive in the highly competitive environment that they face.

Institutional Planning/Management

Strategic Finance

Infrastructure Development

Curricular and Co-curricular Programming

Academic Innovators has formed strategic partnerships with best practice organizations across the country to support our efforts to build a sustainable environment for American higher education. They fall into two, often interrelated, groups. The first provide consulting services, research, modeling and outcomes assessment to help colleges and universities develop strategies to achieve greater sustainability. The second group offers innovative, best in practice products that address specific issues identified in our work together.

Apogee

Higher education’s largest ResNet, Wi Fi and Video Solution provider.

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Streamlined institutional scanning to determine the financial and operational state of an institution.

Edvance Foundation

Student transfer, enrollment and retention.

Human Capital Research Corporation

Financial aid, student life, economic development modeling and outcomes assessment.

G. K. Baum

College debt and refinancing.

McAllister & Quinn

Federal grant diversification and growth at research universities.

Articles and Blog Posts

What To Look For in a College Tour

September 18, 2018

Living — and Working — the Liberal Arts

September 10, 2018

Think a Liberal Arts Education is Waste of Time and Money? Think Again

August 21, 2018

Coach as Enrollment Professional: A New College Athletics Recruiting Model

August 15, 2018

In All-But-Tenured Roles, Trustees can Make or Break a College’s Future

August 7, 2018

There’s No Pot of Gold in Higher Education’s Financial Future

July 31, 2018

Will Your College Survive the Next Decade?

July 23, 2018

For Colleges to Succeed, Faculty Must Become Students

July 18, 2018

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