Measuring What Matters: “Big Data,” Data Analytics, and Student Success

Measuring What Matters: "Big Data," Data Analytics, and Student Success By Richard P. Keeling Numbers matter. Quantitative data provide important information, from how many miles it is to our destination to what percentage chance there is of rain today; we [...]

Measuring What Matters: “Big Data,” Data Analytics, and Student Success2019-12-02T13:51:57+00:00

K&A #NASPA100 Homepage Photos, Keynotes, and Memories from K&A colleagues

K&A at NASPA100 Homepage Photos, Keynotes, and Memories from the NASPA Annual Meeting celebratory sessions Pre-Conference Workshop-Addressing Student Mental Health: Understanding the Past in order to Plan for the Future Counseling services on college campuses began for [...]

K&A #NASPA100 Homepage Photos, Keynotes, and Memories from K&A colleagues 2019-03-25T15:47:15+00:00

K&A STATEMENT: WE STAND FOR JUSTICE

It is not sufficient for us, as a consulting company that believes deeply in the principles and values of higher learning and liberal education, to simply share in the shock and dismay that so many Americans feel about the actions, words, and events that disrupted [...]

K&A STATEMENT: WE STAND FOR JUSTICE2017-08-14T19:24:43+00:00

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS KEELING & ASSOCIATES

In 2017, K&A was pleased to announce that during a very busy 2016, not a single employee was involved in an air rage incident or embarrassing viral travel video. However, our team members experienced adventures, adversity, mechanical problems, over-fueling, weather delays, and lots of other [...]

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS KEELING & ASSOCIATES2017-08-11T16:06:21+00:00

#KAEDCHAT – INTERVIEW STRATEGIES FOR THE HUMBLE

As we look past the current weather into the warm embrace of spring, we also find ourselves amidst another packed “Search season.” This means interviews, campus visits, and endless opportunities — or requirements — to talk about yourselves and your work. We often find that [...]

#KAEDCHAT – INTERVIEW STRATEGIES FOR THE HUMBLE2017-08-11T16:03:04+00:00

“WHO YOU GOING TO CALL?” – ADDRESSING EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP VACANCIES

Making the transition between institutions and senior student affairs officer (SSAO) roles comes with its fair share of “opportunities” (acknowledging how we avoid saying “challenges” professionally anymore while also embracing my top Strength Finder characteristic of “positivity”). Thus was my recent experience making the move [...]

“WHO YOU GOING TO CALL?” – ADDRESSING EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP VACANCIES2017-02-08T15:31:33+00:00

WHEN YOU STILL HAVE MORE TO OFFER…

After 40 years in higher education, 27 as a Senior Student Affairs Officer (SSAO), and a change of Presidents, it was time for me to make a change. As such, I announced my retirement in July to be effective the end of August. My plan [...]

WHEN YOU STILL HAVE MORE TO OFFER…2017-05-22T16:20:08+00:00

REMAINING ACTIVE PROFESSIONALLY DURING RETIREMENT

Long before retiring (rearranging my priorities is probably more accurate) from a forty-two year career in higher education – most of which was spent in student affairs and serving as a vice president during more than half of that time – I knew that I [...]

REMAINING ACTIVE PROFESSIONALLY DURING RETIREMENT2017-05-22T16:20:08+00:00

REMAINING ACTIVE PROFESSIONALLY DURING RETIREMENT

Long before retiring (rearranging my priorities is probably more accurate) from a forty-two year career in higher education – most of which was spent in student affairs and serving as a vice president during more than half of that time – I knew that I [...]

REMAINING ACTIVE PROFESSIONALLY DURING RETIREMENT2017-08-11T15:58:09+00:00