Performance Coaching

Setting clear expectations for all employees is a critical piece of HR Management. Once those expectations are set, employees can set goals and be held accountable for achieving those goals. Knowing how to have the conversations for accountability is one of the...

Why College Matters

What makes College Matters different from other consulting firms is our philosophy that all colleges should run like businesses. With 20 years of proprietary background, we believe every college should be able to sustain itself financially—whether or not it is...

Enrollment slipping?

Many colleges and universities are experiencing a decline in enrollment. Often, we look to external causes, shrug, and make spending cuts to compensate for the lost revenue without taking the time to analyze the problem with the specific intention of identifying any...

Accreditation: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

ACCREDITATION:  College administrators generally know what accreditation is and why it is important, but new administrators will benefit from the brief primer of this complex process in higher education. The following article is intended as a primer for those not...

Accreditation as Narrative

ACCREDITATION:  The first time you experience the accreditation process, it seems almost mystical.  The institution goes through an extensive period of self-examination, an accreditation review team visits the school, and the accrediting organization either approves...