Blog And Articles

Strategic Enrollment Management: Creating a Full Field View

Strategic Enrollment Management (“SEM”) is a comprehensive process designed to help an institution achieve and maintain the optimum recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students, where “optimum” is defined within the academic context of the institution.

At One College, 23% of New Students Will Be International

Interesting article about recruiting international students. All three universities mentioned in the article are PFM-Whitebirch clients.

Surviving the Amenities Arms Race - Financial Modeling & Student Housing

Balancing Revenue and Liabilities – With enrollment in four-year institutions declining on a national basis, colleges and universities are often forced to compete for smaller cohorts.

Winthrop Names New VP for Finance and Business Affairs/CFO

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Justin Oates, assistant vice president for financial planning, budgeting, and analysis at the Stevens Institute of Technology, was announced today as the new vice president for Winthrop University’s Division of Finance and Business. He begins his new role in mid-February. 

Higher ed is budgeting outside the box

Using sophisticated tech tools to up the financial planning and budgeting game