The Curran Consulting Group (CCG) is a boutique strategy and organizational firm that focuses on higher education consulting. We are committed to the cost-effective achievement of client goals, to the success of students and graduates, and to your institution’s future.
In today’s competitive academic environment, a simple partnership between Career Services and Alumni Relations in colleges and universities is not enough. A symbiotic relationship is essential if both areas are to demonstrate the value they bring to their universities.
Why do students go to college? Most academics would be horrified to discover that the top reason is not to get a great education and become an educated citizen of the world. Today’s students still want high quality academics, but they take the educational benefits of college for granted. What students now expect from college is […]
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, announces a rare opportunity to take a very successful career center to the next level. The person hired in the newly-created Assistant Vice President, Center for Career Exploration and Success position, will lead a team of 20 staff to envision and advance initiatives, and support faculty efforts, that measurably impact students’ […]
Colleges and universities increasingly look to consultants to help with strategic issues and troubling situations. But, unless the fee is likely to exceed six figures, they frequently forego a “Request for Proposal” (RFP). Instead, they rely on verbal conversations, and primarily use word of mouth to identify potential consultants. Agreements about what the consultant will be expected to […]