Changes are coming to college campuses as they confront long standing existential dilemmas and a continued public health and financial crisis. And for some colleges, it may mean finally combining their forces through mergers and other collaborative arrangements. Though long reluctant to consider such arrangements amid resistance from boards and alumni, attitudes of those at the top may be changing, as evidenced by results in a September 2021 survey of 282 executive-level administrators and finance professionals at higher ed institutions nationwide.
The new Research Brief, Stronger Together Than Alone?, contains analysis of the survey results. Inside, you will discover intriguing new data that points to shifting viewpoints of those at the top. Download the new report to read about:
- Challenges facing colleges now
- The influence of the pandemic on attitudes toward mergers
- Increasing awareness of mergers
- Pursuing non-merger partnerships