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As the education landscape continues to shift, higher education institutions must prepare to adapt their projections and reforecast when needed. 

Nathan D. Grawe, the author of Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education (2018) and The Agile College (2021), will briefly review recent demographic trends and their implications for higher education. Then, drawing on interviews with higher education leaders, he will share how proactive institutions are attacking demographic challenges, including initiatives in recruitment, retention, academic programming, and consortial collaboration. We will also discuss the evolving pressures created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

We’ll cover questions, such as: 

  • What factors will affect long-range enrollment projections? 
  • What tactics can schools use to maintain or increase enrollment levels? 
  • How can finance teams navigate through this changing landscape? 

During the webinar, you’ll also see a demonstration of how Prophix’s Corporate Performance Management software can facilitate multi-year planning, giving you the ability to quickly model plans for enrollment and attrition shifts. 

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Speakers

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Nathan Grawe

Professor of Economics & Author

Carleton College


Nathan Grawe (BA St. Olaf College '96, PhD University of Chicago '01), the Ada M. Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Social Sciences at Carleton College, is a labor economist whose work studies connections between family background and education acquisition. In addition to serving on Carleton's faculty since 1999, Nathan served as Associate Dean of the College from 2009 to 2012.

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Andrew McDonald

Director of Higher Ed Services

Prophix Software


Andrew has spent 15 years consulting for customers in the world of corporate performance management. He has implemented a variety of products hands-on, has architected large enterprise-scale deployments, and has led Professional Services teams. Over his career Andrew has worked with dozens of colleges and universities and currently heads up Prophix’s Higher Education practice.