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.


Higher Education

The Career Community as a College Strategic Asset

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 […]


Position Vacancy: Miami University (Ohio) — Assistant Vice President, Center for Career Exploration and Success

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’ […]

Components of an Effective Consulting Proposal

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 […]