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UB higher education consultants guide: the comprehensive guide for today's higher education decision-makers.

The Guide is online and hyperlinked for a full year at www.universitybusiness.com. This Guide was prepared by University Business Marketing based on information provided by each company. For more information please e-mail mmollahan@universitybusiness.com.

Architecture

Acoustical Design Group, Inc.

5799 Broadmoor, Suite 108 Mission, KS 66202

913-384-1261

BOKA Powell, LLC

13727 Noel Road, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75240

972-701-9000

Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Associates

101 East Diamond Street Butler, PA 16001

tom.white@burthill.com

724-285-4761

The DAKE Institute

303 River Reach Court Swansboro, NC 28584

910-326-7997

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company

120 Atlantic Street Norfolk, VA 23510

757-321-9685

Heapy Engineering LLC

1400 W Dorothy Lane Dayton, OH 45409-1310

937-224-0861

937-224-5777 fax

Kirkegaard Associates

Architectural Acoustics and AV Design

801 W. Adams, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60607

312-441-1980

Theatre Projects Consultants, Inc.

25 Elizabeth Street Norwalk, CT 06854

203-299-0830

Assessment

Programdr.com, Inc.

8000 Simmers Valley Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22802

540-975-1032

www.programdr.com

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Audio Visual

Lipp A/V Design, Inc.

420 Mayfair Lane Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

847-808-8790

Radius Audio Visual

800 S. Madison St., Suite R Wilmington, DE 19801

302-472-5025

302-397-2451 fax

info@radiusav.com

www.radiusav.com

Multi-faceted audio visual technology assists professors and instructors in optimizing their educating function. Expert audio-visual specialists play an integral role in this learning process by offering design solutions best matching classroom requirements making enhanced, comprehensive learning environments.

Specializing in 360 degrees of audio visual design, integration and installation, Radius Audio Visual provides universities and learning institutions around the country with cost-efficient, easy-to-use technology connecting you to your students, faculty and peers--all--at the touch of a button. Our relationships with top manufacturers around the world give us the ability to provide the widest choice and latest AV equipment.

Campus Bookstores

Collegiate & Management Resources

3707 Lance Bluff Lane Duluth, GA 30097-7376

770-495-7679

Campus Planning

Biddison Hier, Ltd.

4315 Fifteenth Street NW Washington, DC 20011-2021

202-882-8700

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Learned 1 LLC

101 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT 06510

203-777-2111

Paulien & Associates, Inc.

899 Logan Street, Suite 508 Denver, CO 80203

303-832-3272

303-832-3380 fax

www.paulien.com

The experienced higher education consultants of Paulien & Associates, Inc. can help meet the challenges of preparing for tomorrow's campus needs. We provide comprehensive planning for campuses nationally, including master planning and strategic planning. We develop guidelines for calculating facility requirements and conduct academic space needs assessments through sophisticated research, benchmarking analysis, and forecasting techniques. We prepare detailed facility utilization studies including numerical and graphical representations of classroom use by building, time of day, and size of room and for laboratories by department. We provide in-depth facilities program plans including pre-architectural planning data and analysis of desirable space adjacencies.

PERFORMA, INC.

301 N Broadway De Pere, WI 54115

920-336-9929

www.performainc.com

Rickes Associates, Inc.

One Westinghouse Plaza, Suite 304 Boston, MA 02136-2059

617-364-4444

www.RickesAssociates.com

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Compliance

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

The Evans Consulting Group, Inc.

7853 Eagle Ranch Rd. Fort Collins, CO 80528

888-454-3101

www.evansconsulting.org

Construction Consulting

Boyken International, Inc.

400 Northridge Road, Suite 1200 Atlanta, GA 30350

770-992-3210

800-842-5489

www.boyken.com

Corporate Sponsorship

Bus-Ed Partners, Inc.

Donald R. McCrea, Ph.D.

President

15 Misty Meadow, Suite 200 Irvine, CA 92612-3206

949-854-6196

949-854-6692 fax

dmccrea@bus-edpartners.com

www.bus-edpartners.com

Corporate Universities

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Distance Education

Compass Knowledge Group

5401 S. Kirkman Rd., Suite 200 Orlando, FL 32819-7949

407-573-2000 ext. 304

800-511-5636 ext. 304

www.compassknowledge.com

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CE0

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Hezel Associates, LLC

1201 E. Fayette Street, Suite 44 Syracuse, NY 13210

800-466-3512

www.hezel.com

PEASE & Associates

384 Calle Loma Norte Santa Fe, NM 87501

505-988-8874

Enrollment Management

Admissions Lab

100 Crescent Centre Parkway Suite 320 Tucker, GA 30084

678-528-2978 ext. 106

www.admissionslab.com

Art & Science Group

Marketing Intelligence for Higher Education

Baltimore Office: 6115 Falls Road, Suite 101 Baltimore, MD 21209

410-377-7880

410-377-7955 fax

consult@artsci.com

www.artsci.com

Durham Office: 114 Swift Avenue Durham, NC 27705

919-286-4821

919-286-4932 fax

Synthesizing imagination and empirical rigor--art and science--the firm covers every area of institutional strategy and marketing, from enrollment to advancement to brand positioning. Art & Science Group has pioneered the most advanced market research and planning methods available and uses them to provide highly customized consultations that guide:

* Strategic planning and brand positioning.

* Empirically-based enrollment marketing strategies and tactics.

* Strategy for understanding price sensitivities and setting tuition and aid levels and policies.

* Plans to strengthen the involvement and support of major advancement constituencies, through alumni and leadership studies and development communications planning.

The result is empirically-based, insightful, creative solutions to strategic challenges that demand nothing less.

Clients include: UNC at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, Mills, Case Western Reserve, Virginia Tech, Macalester, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Yale Divinity School, Johns Hopkins, College of Wooster, University of Michigan Law School, Smith, Dartmouth, University of Miami, among others.

Darden Solutions

Steve Morales

University of Virginia

Darden Graduate School of Business Charlottesville, VA 22903

434-924-3278

MoralesS@darden.virginia.edu

www.dardensolutions.com

The Dysart Group, Inc.

John W. Dysart, President

7103 McEwen Place Charlotte, NC 28227

704-947-1917

1-877-9DYSABT (939-7278)

thedysartgroup@aol.com

www.thedysartgroup.com

THE DYSART GROUP, INC. is a higher education consulting firm specializing in recruitment, retention and financial aid at colleges and universities. Our emphasis is on revenue sensitive enrollment management and we provide expert counsel regarding admissions, financial aid, finance, pricing, retention and marketing. We work collaboratively with college and university representatives to achieve extraordinary results.

Clients: Ohio Dominican University, Saint Xavier University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Mary Baldwin College, Wesley College

Eckstone Communications

1030 E. El Camino, Suite 257 Sunnyvale, CA 94087

408-971-1136

www.eckstone.org

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

The Evans Consulting Group, Inc.

7853 Eagle Ranch Rd Fort Collins, CO 80528

888-454-3101

www.evansconsulting.org

GoalQuest, Inc.

632 Broadway, Suite 301 New York, NY 10012

212-868-3500

866-353-7915 toll free

www.goalquest.com

info@goalquest.com

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Maguire Associates, Inc.

135 South RoadBedford, MA 01730

781-280-2900

www.maguireassoc.com

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm serving educational institutions and associations. For over 20 years, we have applied innovations in market research, analysis, and predictive modeling to help our clients understand the dynamics of past performance, apply insightful knowledge to sound decision making in the present, and attain future outcomes critical to the health and vitality of their institutions.

Maguire Associates' services include strategic planning, integrated marketing, strategic pricing and forecasting, strategic financial aid modeling, enrollment management consulting, branding and image development, student satisfaction/retention studies, and research for alumni and development audiences.

Recent clients include Boston University, Fordham University, New School University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Whittier College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Miller/Cook & Associates, Inc.

Catherine R. Cook, Ph.D

20 Marco Lake Drive Suite 12 Marco Island, FL 34145

800-591-1141

239-394-2652 fax

ccook2412@aol.com

www.millercook.com

Nelnet, Inc.

121 South 13th Street, Suite 400 Lincoln, NE 68508

800-268-7256

campussolutions@nelnet.net

www.nelnet.net

True solutions evolve through listening to our customers, understanding you have individual needs, and realizing that each institution is faced with unique challenges and opportunities. Let us help you reach your goals, streamline your processes, and add to your revenue stream.

With our school-based consultative services, our experts will examine your business process and make recommendations that are easily deployed and differential in value.

* Business process analysis

* Innovative technology assistance

* Comprehensive project management

* Customized marketing communications

* Consistent conference presentation

* Dedicated training, campus representatives, & implementation teams

* Professional development training

Noel-Levitz

2101 ACT Circle Iowa City, IA 52245

800-876-1117

319-337-5274 fax

www.noellevitz.com

The Princeton Review

2315 Broadway New York, NY 10024

212-874-8282 x1661

ProEducation Solutions

Paul J. Gilroy, Ph.D.

President & CEO

491 Partridge Circle Sarasota, FL 34236

941-373-9272

941-373-1691 fax

pgilroy@proed.org

www.proed.org

Scannell & Kurz

40B Grove Street Pittsford, NY 14534

585-381-1120

585-381-2383 fax

info@scannellkurz.com

www.scannellkurz.com

Scannell & Kurz, Inc. specializes in developing customized financial aid/net tuition revenue and enrollment management strategies for their higher education clients. We are dedicated to client independence and, consequently, work in partnership with clients, sharing our analytical techniques in order to develop greater client self-sufficiency in addressing future enrollment challenges. The solutions recommended are unique to each client, based on a data-driven understanding of the institution's particular market position and challenges. Special attention is paid to ensuring that the solutions are practical, detailed, and implementable. Outcomes include improved net tuition revenue, more effective management of institutional resources, and achievement of specific class profile targets.

A sample of recent clients include: Azusa Pacific University, College of Santa Fe, Gallaudet University, Hartwick College, Iowa State University, Le Moyne College, Lesley College, Marist College, Millsaps College, Northern Arizona University, Rice University, Saint Mary's College of California, Spelman College, Spring Arbor University, SUNY System, University of Connecticut, University of Pittsburgh, US Coast Guard Academy, Wells College, Whitworth College, and York College.

SEM Works

407 Pebble Ridge Court Greensboro, NC 27455

336-324-8787

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Executive Search

A.T. Kearney Executive Search Education Practice

333 John Carlyle Street Alexandria, VA 22314

703-836-6210

Auerbach Associates, Inc.

65 Franklin Street, Suite 400 Boston, MA 2110

617-451-0095

www.auerbach-assc.com

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Gallagher Fennell Higher Education Services

10 North Tupelo Drive Little Compton, RI 02837

401-635-9925

Isaacson, Miller

334 Boylston Street, Suite 500 Boston, MA 02116

617-262-6500

www.imsearch.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Lauer Sbarbaro Associates--EMA Partner Int'l

Two Westbrook Corporate Ctr. Suite 100 Westchester, IL 60154

708-531-0100

wyacullo@aol.com

Perez-Arton Consultants, Inc.

23 Spring Street, Suite 204B Ossining, NY 10562

914-762-2100

SAGE LANSING Search Partners

19 Hawthorne Avenue Newton, MA 02466

617-964-0406

The Spelman & Johnson Group

193 Northampton Street Easthampton, MA 01027

413-529-2895

www.spelmanandjohnson.com

Facilities

ARAMARK Education

1101 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-413-8529

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Lang Associates, Inc.

Consulting Engineers

510 N. 17th Avenue Wausau, WI 54401

715-845-1333

Synthesis Partnership

54 Barnes Street Providence, RI 02906

401-272-8208

highered@synthesispartnership.com

www.synthesispartnership.com

Integrated planning for institutions facing or creating change:

* strategic analysis and planning

* identity and branding

* board development

* program planning

* business planning

* dynamic financial models

Assessment and planning of facilities to translate strategy and branding into effective results with reduced costs and risks:

* campus master planning

* facility audits

* programming

* budgeting

* architect selection

* client-favorable contracts

We synthesize complex institutional strategies in partnership with clients, guiding them to further vision, mission, and values. Recent clients include Brown University, University of New Hampshire, American University of Beirut, and many smaller institutions.

UNICCO Service Company

275 Grove Street Newton, MA 02466

888-751-9100

Facilities Management

Applied Management Engineering, Inc.

Robert G. Brooks, PE

Director of Business Development

200 Golden Oak Court, Suite 300 Virginia Beach, VA 23452

800-532-0763 ext. 605

757-498-4985 fax

bob@ameinc.biz

www.ameinc.biz

AME was established to meet an emerging field that integrates management, engineering, accounting, and technology consulting services. The firm is now recognized as a national leader in the concept and development of Facility Condition Assessment programs. AME's approach to conducting facility assessments is based our authorship of "Managing the Facilities Portfolio" (NACUBO). These concepts lead to the AME-developed to the now commonly-referenced Facility Condition Index (FCI).

AME is taking it's next leadership step with the sponsorship of the Center for Facilities Research (CFaR),an initiative undertaken by the Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA) to establish an international forum for facilities information and research.

Deriso Consulting Group

4175 Chadd's Walk Marietta, GA 30062

770-826-1521

Roesel, Kent & Associates

3887 Andrews Crossing Roswell, GA 30075

770-998-1691

Faculty Development

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Financial

Crowe Chizek and Company LLC

70 West Madison Street, Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60602

312-899-7000

www.crowechizek.com

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group

550 W. Van Buren Chicago, IL 60607

866-229-8700

312-583-8701 fax

www.huronconsultinggroup.com

jroth@huronconsultinggroup.com

Huron's Higher Education professionals provide consulting services to research universities, academic medical centers, and hospitals in areas related to:

* Accounting operations assistance

* Financial management and internal control assessment

* Information systems planning, design and implementation

* Interim staffing and management support

* Operational and organizational assessments

* Research administration and compliance assistance

* Strategic planning

* Strategic sourcing

Huron's Higher Education team of over 100 professionals has worked with more than 70 of the 100 largest research universities and academic medical centers.

Keen Business Solutions

3540 Crain Highway #299 Bowie, MD 20716

301-218-0593

PricewaterhouseCoopers

125 High Street Boston, MA 02110

888-272-3236

Sallie Mae, Inc

One West Fourth Street Suite 1000 Cincinnati, OH 45202

513-763-4428

bbumgarn@salliemae.com

The Stillwater Group

920 East Shore Drive P.O. Box 168 Stillwater, NJ 07875

973-579-7080

www.stillwater.com

The Stillwater Group provides innovative solutions to the financial, operational, and strategic problems of America's colleges and universities. Founded in 1933, Stillwater has built a client base that reflects the breadth and diversity of American higher education. As specialists in higher education, we understand the unique character of academic institutions and the challenges they face in today's rapidly changing environment. We combine imagination and creativity with rock-solid analysis to help colleges and universities make the best use of their human, financial, and technological resources.

Stillwater specializes in:

* Strategic Planning

* Financial Management and Resource Allocation

* Operations Management

* Organizational Effectiveness

Stillwater's client list includes: Brooklyn College, Clark Atlanta University (City University of New York), Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Haverford College, Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland Institute of Music, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Yale University, Vassar College.

Student Access

P.O. Box 13142 Jersey City, NJ 07303

210-825-8703

TouchNet Information Systems, Inc.

Automated Commerce Management Systems

800-869-8329

www.touchnet.com

Financial Aid

ACS

One World Trade Center Suite 2200 Long Beach, CA 90831

803-329-9067

www.acs-inc.com/education

ACS, a FORTUNE 500 company with more than 50,000 people, provides consulting, information technology outsourcing, enrollment optimization, student financial aid outsourcing, imaging, student call centers, loan servicing, finance and accounting, and other services to over 1,047 colleges and universities.

ACS economies of scale and shared technologies allow schools to avoid IT capital expenditures and reduce operating expenses. ACS clients are able to improve the focus of time and capital on strategic priorities supporting the academic mission. ACS efficiently delivers flexible, scalable, and robust solutions, saving you time and money.

Affiliated Computer Systems, Inc.

2828 N. Haskell, Bldg. 1 Dallas, TX 75204

214-841-6111

The Dysart Group, Inc.

John W. Dysart, President

7103 McEwen Place Charlotte, NC 28227

704-947-1917

1-877-9DYSART (939-7278)

thedysartgroup@aol.com

www.thedysartgroup.com

THE DYSART GROUP, INC. is a higher education consulting firm specializing in recruitment, retention and financial aid at colleges and universities. Our emphasis is on revenue sensitive enrollment management and we provide expert counsel regarding admissions, financial aid, finance, pricing, retention and marketing. We work collaboratively with college and university representatives to achieve extraordinary results.

Clients: Ohio Dominican University, Saint Xavier University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Mary Baldwin College, Wesley College

The Evans Consulting Group, Inc.

7853 Eagle Ranch Rd Fort Collins, CO 80528

888-454-3101

www.evansconsulting.org

Maguire Associates, Inc.

135 South Road Bedford, MA 01730

781-280-2900

www.maguireassoc.com

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm serving educational institutions and associations. For over 20 years, we have applied innovations in market research, analysis, and predictive modeling to help our clients understand the dynamics of past performance, apply insightful knowledge to sound decision making in the present, and attain future outcomes critical to the health and vitality of their institutions.

Maguire Associates' services include strategic planning, integrated marketing, strategic pricing and forecasting, strategic financial aid modeling, enrollment management consulting, branding and image development, student satisfaction/retention studies, and research for alumni and development audiences.

Recent clients include Boston University, Fordham University, New School University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Whittier College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Nelnet, Inc.

121 South 13th Street, Suite 400 Lincoln, NE 68508

800-268-7256

campussolutions@nelnet.net

www.nelnet.net

True solutions evolve through listening to our customers, understanding you have individual needs, and realizing that each institution is faced with unique challenges and opportunities. Let us help you reach your goals, streamline your processes, and add to your revenue stream.

With our school-based consultative services, our experts will examine your business process and make recommendations that are easily deployed and differential in value.

* Business process analysis

* Innovative technology assistance

* Comprehensive project management

* Customized marketing communications

* Consistent conference presentation

* Dedicated training, campus representatives, & implementation teams

* Professional development training

ProEducation Solutions

Paul J. Gilroy, Ph.D.

President & CEO

491 Partridge Circle Sarasota, FL 34236

941-373-9272

941-373-1691 fax

pgilroy@proed.org

www.proed.org

Food Service

ARAMARK Education

1101 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-413-8529

Barnes & Roche, Inc.

Rosemont Business Campus Building Three, Suite 302 919 Conestoga Road Rosemont,

PA 19010-1375

610-527-3244

www.barnesroche.com

Carol O'Brien Associates, Inc.

4011 University Drive, Suite 301 Durham, NC 27707

919-403-2500

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Forest Incentives Ltd

230 Fairhill Street Willow Grove, PA 19090

215-659-1800 ext. 17

Grenzebach Glier & Associates

55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60601

312-372-4040

312-372-7911 fax

www.grenzebachglier.com

Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc. (GG&A), is a full-service philanthropic management consulting firm with more than 40 years of experience. Together with its London-based subsidiary Grenzebach Glier Europe, Ltd., the firm provides services to educational, cultural, healthcare, and other not-for-profit organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Far East. GG&A clients currently are seeking in the aggregate more than $18 billion in campaign and program goals.

Services include strategic planning studies; development program reviews; planned and major gift programs counsel; information technology consultation; prospect pool analysis and segmentation; case development and communications plans/audits; and annual fund analyses.

Ketchum

Bob Carter

CFRE, President

Elliott S. Oshry

CRFE, Executive Vice President

Corporate Offices:

5151 Belt Line Road, Suite 900 Dallas, TX 75254

800-242-2161

bcarter@viscern.com

www.ketchum.viscern.com

Secondary Address:

Three Gateway Center, Suite 1726 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

eoshry@viscern.com

Ketchum is the oldest and largest firm in America serving philanthropic and not-for-profit organizations. Ketchum's counsel provides extensive training in traditional fundraising strategies as well as a familiarity with the principles that make not-for-profit organizations distinctive.

Ketchum has a proven track record of success. The experience and result of Ketchum's expert counsel is unequaled.

Professional services include: Development Audits; Campaign Planning and Feasibility Studies; Project Management; Periodic Campaign Counsel; Major and Planned Gift Development; Board and Volunteer Development.

Recent clients served include: Auburn University, Monroe Community College Foundation, Philadelphia University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Texas Southern University.

Stamats, Inc.

615 5th Street SE P.O. Box 1888 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

800-553-8878

319-364-6167

319-365-5421 fax

www.stamats.com

Stamats, Inc., is an award-winning, nationally-recognized higher education research, planning, and marketing communications company.

Our mission is to help college and university leaders achieve their most important marketing, recruiting, and fundraising goals through the creation of customized integrated marketing solutions.

Products and services include: image and competitive positioning studies; tuition pricing elasticity studies; marketing communication, recruiting; campus visit, and brand audits; recruiting, marketing, and brand communication plans; creative concepting; recruiting and fundraising publications; Web site development; content management systems; direct marketing including search and annual fund; and advertising.

Recent clients include: Furman University, California Lutheran University, Whitworth College, University of Richmond, Oklahoma City University, Houston Baptist University, Mercer University School of Law, The Ohio State University, University of South Dakota, Messiah College, Northern Michigan University, Coe College, William Mitchell College of Law, Villanova, Franklin & Marshall, Wagner College, Troy University, Northland College, Norwich University, Rollins College, Stephens College, and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

We have offices in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Richmond, and Cedar Rapids.

Grants

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Healthcare

Hay Group

303 Peachtree Street, N.E. Suite 1600 Atlanta, GA 30308

404-575-8724

Frank_Casagrande@haygroup.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Human Resources

Aubuchon & Associates

41 Stallbrook Road Milford, MA 01757

508-478-7085

Hay Group

303 Peachtree Street, N.E. Suite 1600 Atlanta, GA 30308

404-575-8724

Frank_Casagrande@haygroup.com

Learning Outcomes

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Legal

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Libraries

Nelinet, Inc.

153 Cardaville Rd., Suite 200 Southborough, MA 01772

508-597-1931

Woollen, Molzan and Partners

47 South Pennsylvania Street Suite 1000 Indianapolis, IN 46204

317-632-7484

Management

At the Helm Consulting

5415 N Sheridan, Suite 1511 Chicago, II 60640-1990

773-878-4275

Campus Business Advisors, LLC

47 River Street, Suite 300 Wellesley Hills, MA 2481

781-416-4333

Communication Excellence Institute

1200 N. San Dimas Canyon Road San Dimas, CA 91773-1223

800-410-4CEI (4234)

www.talk2cei.com

Education Strategies LLC

225 Oliver Road Cincinnati, OH 45215

513-761-8980

www.edustrat.com

Technology & Management Consulting

Confidently make the right technology decision. Maximize the ROI from your technology.

Education Strategies is a consulting company that knows higher education. We provide services that pay for themselves:

* Gap Analysis

* Software Selection

* User Documentation

* Data Conversion

* Institutional Planning

Our expertise quickly brings the issues into focus. Our staff is made up of individuals who have been college administrators with experience in a wide range of operational areas. We have purchased and implemented administrative systems for our own institutions. All consultants have worked for vendors and know vendor practices and software.

Hay Group

303 Peachtree Street, N.E. Suite 1600 Atlanta, GA 30308

404-575-8724

Frank_Casagrande@haygroup.com

HBO Systems, Inc.

Phil Hill, President

7116 North Ridge Drive Raleigh, NC 27615

919-270-9337

phil.hill@hbosystems.com

www.hbosystems.com

IBM Business Consulting Services

Robert M. Barthelmes

Global Education Leader

404 Wyman Street Waltham, MA 02454

781-895-1464

Kaludis Consulting

1710 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036

202-331-3650

202-331-1428 fax

info@kaludisconsulting.com

www.kaludisconsulting.com

STRATEGY

Kaludis Consulting has been a trusted source of strategic advice for colleges and universities for more than a quarter century. We help clients focus on the future through disciplined, continuous strategic, academic, and business planning; align resources with markets and strategy; select and apply new technologies; build partnerships and alliances; and sustain a culture that successfully manages change.

Helping institutions gain and sustain Strategic Traction[R] is the foundation of our work. We provide the analysis, perspective, and guidance that enables institutions to develop focus, set direction, and achieve alignment-to gain Strategic Traction[R] in their thinking, planning, and decision-making. Linking those elements-focus, direction, and alignment-creates the strategic context for institutions to frame, discuss, make, and evaluate decisions.

CLIENTS: Pomona College, TCU, Ithaca College, Xavier University, University of Texas System, Ivy Tech State College, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Saint Leo University, Association of Governing Boards

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Melvin E. Barnette & Associates, Inc.

805 Hopkins Avenue Pendleton, SC 29670

864-646-7622

Moran Technology Consulting

Charlie Moran, Partner

1215 Hamilton Lane, Suite 200 Naperville, IL 60540

630-420-6847

630-982-1868 fax

www.MoranTechnology.com

Pappas Consulting Group, Inc.

One Stamford Landing, Suite 116 68 Southfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06902

203-357-7058

203-357-7092 fax

info@pappas-consulting.com

www.pappas-consulting.com

Providing real solutions from more than 35 former college and university presidents, chancellors, vice presidents, deans and department heads.

* Strategic Planning and Positioning

* Governance

* Resource Reallocation

* Operations and Organizational Analyses

* Financial and Management Information/Reporting

* Capital Planning and Facilities Management

* Enrollment Services

* Information Technology Planning

Clients: Arizona State University, Western Carolina University, Cheyney University, Proposed New Jersey System of Public Research Universities, Loyola University of Chicago, University of Connecticut

School Analytix

P.O. Box 682205 Park City, UT 84068

435-602-9440

Stevens Strategy

12 Island View P.O. Box 72 Grantham, NH 03753

603-863-4704

www.StevensStrategy.com

Strategic management consulting services for colleges, universities and schools.

Stevens Strategy is a full-service management consulting firm specializing in managing the process of strategic change in colleges, universities and schools. We offer professional services to the leaders of these institutions in the areas of strategic planning, strategic governance, strategic organizational review, information systems selection and implementation, financial analysis and planning, and executive search. Our clients include independent and public institutions from our nation's largest universities to its smallest colleges and schools.

The Stillwater Group

920 East Shore Drive P.O. Box 168 Stillwater, NJ 07875

973-579-7080

www.stillwater.com

The Stillwater Group provides innovative solutions to the financial, operational, and strategic problems of America's colleges and universities. Founded in 1933, Stillwater has built a client base that reflects the breadth and diversity of American higher education. As specialists in higher education, we understand the unique character of academic institutions and the challenges they face in today's rapidly changing environment. We combine imagination and creativity with rock-solid analysis to help colleges and universities make the best use of their human, financial, and technological resources.

Stillwater specializes in:

* Strategic Planning

* Financial Management and Resource Allocation

* Operations Management

* Organizational Effectiveness

Stillwater's client list includes: Brooklyn College, Clark Atlanta University (City University of New York), Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Haverford College, Mount Holyoke College , Cleveland Institute of Music, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Yale University, Vassar College.

Strider & Cline, Inc.

Eileen Strider, President

7420 N. Granby Ave. Kansas City, MO 64151

816-746-8118

info@striderandcline.com

www.striderandcline.com

Project Reviews: We review projects that are intended to replace or upgrade university business systems such as ERE Student Administration, HR/Financial Systems, and Contributor Relations.

* Readiness Assessments increase your confidence that your project will be set up to overcome serious challenges that can derail projects.

* Turnaround Reviews quickly isolate critical problems/issues and focus corrective action while the project is ongoing.

Temporary CIO Services help you keep business-critical IT operations stable while you search for a permanent replacement.

HE Client List: University of Iowa Foundation, The Ohio State University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Missouri System

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Marketing

Academica Group

400 St. James Street London, Ontario N6A 1X7 Canada

519-432-3600

Art & Science Group

Marketing Intelligence for

Higher Education

Baltimore Office:

6115 Falls Road, Suite 101 Baltimore, MD 21209

410-377-7880

410-377-7955 fax

consult@artsci.com

www.artsci.com

Durham Office:

114 Swift Avenue Durham, NC 27705

919-286-4821

919-286-4932 fax

Synthesizing imagination and empirical rigor--art and science--the firm covers every area of institutional strategy and marketing, from enrollment to advancement to brand positioning. Art & Science Group has pioneered the most advanced market research and planning methods available and uses them to provide highly customized consultations that guide:

* Strategic planning and brand positioning.

* Empirically-based enrollment marketing strategies and tactics.

* Strategy for understanding price sensitivities and setting tuition and aid levels and policies.

* Plans to strengthen the involvement and support of major advancement constituencies, through alumni and leadership studies and development communications planning.

The result is empirically-based, insightful, creative solutions to strategic challenges that demand nothing less.

Clients include: UNC at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, Mills, Case Western Reserve, Virginia Tech, Macalester, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Yale Divinity School, Johns Hopkins, College of Wooster, University of Michigan Law School, Smith, Dartmouth, University of Miami, among others.

The Dysart Group, Inc.

John W. Dysart, President

7103 McEwen Place Charlotte, NC 28227

704-947-1917

1-877-9DYSART (939-7278)

thedysartgroup@aol.com

www.thedysartgroup.com

THE DYSART GROUP, INC. is a higher education consulting firm specializing in recruitment, retention and financial aid at colleges and universities. Our emphasis is on revenue sensitive enrollment management and we provide expert counsel regarding admissions, financial aid, finance, pricing, retention and marketing. We work collaboratively with college and university representatives to achieve extraordinary results.

Clients: Ohio Dominican University, Saint Xavier University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Mary Baldwin College, Wesley College

Eckstone Communications

1030 E. El Camino, Suite 257 Sunnyvale, CA 94087

408-971-1136

www.eckstone.org

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

GDA Integrated Services

33 Main Street, Suite F Old Saybrook, CT 06475

860-388-3958

www.gdais.com

Jan Krukowski & Company/Generation

19 Wildwood Circle Wellesley, MA 02482

781-431-1436

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Maguire Associates, Inc.

135 South Road Bedford, MA 01730

781-280-2900

www.maguireassoc.com

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm serving educational institutions and associations. For over 20 years, we have applied innovations in market research, analysis, and predictive modeling to help our clients understand the dynamics of past performance, apply insightful knowledge to sound decision making in the present, and attain future outcomes critical to the health and vitality of their institutions.

Maguire Associates' services include strategic planning, integrated marketing, strategic pricing and forecasting, strategic financial aid modeling, enrollment management consulting, branding and image development, student satisfaction/retention studies, and research for alumni and development audiences.

Recent clients include Boston University, Fordham University, New School University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Whittier College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Mindpower Inc.

337 Georgia Avenue SE Atlanta, GA 30312

404-581-1991

404-581-1988 fax

www.mindpowerinc.com

The Reeher Group Company

370 Selby Avenue St. Paul, MN 55102

651-292-0642

info@reehergroup.com

www.reehergroup.com

Ripple Effects Interactive

4618 Henry Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213

www.rippleeffectsinteractive.com

Stein Communications

1255 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309

404-267-8292

www.steincommunications.com

Stein Communications is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing marketing solutions to colleges and universities. Stein's comprehensive capabilities include market research, integrated marketing strategy and planning, web site development and hosting, custom web site applications, integrated email and direct mail campaigns with sophisticated response tracking, research-driven publications and advertising. Stein has a proven history of serving our clients to help achieve their advancement and enrollment goals. If you are searching for a marketing partner who can provide solutions to all of your marketing challenges, the choice is simple: Make it Stein.

Yardley Research Group

P.O. Box 414 Yardley, PA 19067

215-369-9980

215-689-4335

info@yardleygroup.com

www.yardleygroup.com

Marketing Communications

BigBad, Inc.

521 Summer St. Boston, MA 02210

617-338-7770

BigBad is a national provider of web, interactive, branding, and print solutions to higher education institutions. Assisting clients in the objective selection and implementation of third party applications and services like CMS, Portals and ERP systems is also a BigBad core competency. Founded in 1991, BigBad has built a reputation for achieving results for its clients. From small liberal arts colleges to large research universities, when a project is important they trust BigBad with it. A staff of over 40 full-time, long-term professionals provide the personal attention and experience needed to achieve extraordinary outcomes for our clients.

Our client list includes Harvard University, MIT, Curry College, Smith College, Providence College, Boston University, Occidental College, University of Puget Sound, University of the Pacific, Boston College, Notre Dame, Middlebury College, Swarthmore College, Fairfield University, Simmons College, Drexel, Rhodes College, Trinity College, Saint Anslem College, Pace Law School, Fordham University and Boston University.

Bus-Ed Partners, Inc.

Donald R. McCrea, Ph.D.

President

15 Misty Meadow, Suite 200 Irvine, CA 92612-3206

949-854-6196

949-854-6692 fax

dmccrea@bus-edpartners.com

www.bus-edpartners.com

Eckstone Communications

1030 E. El Camino, Suite 257 Sunnyvale, CA 94087

408-971-1136

www.eckstone.org

R. Todd Erkel

P.O. Box 8410 Pittsburgh, PA 15218

412-916-3176

Hawkeye | CREATIVE COMMUNICATION

16 Sage Estate Albany, NY 12204

518-427-6600

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Lipman Hearne Inc.

Robert Moore, Ph.D.,

Managing Partner

200 South Michigan Avenue Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60604

312-356-8000

rmoore@lipmanhearne.com

www.lipmanhearne.com

D.C. office:

1899 L Street NW, Suite 850 Washington, D.C. 20036

202-457-8100

Lipman Hearne is a national leader in marketing and communications for the nonprofit sector, with special expertise in higher education. Over the course of 35 years, we have helped nearly 500 colleges, universities, and continuing education programs understand market needs, articulate a strong positioning, build brand equity, achieve enrollment objectives, and strengthen alumni relationships.

In addition to constituent research and strategic marketing counsel, our services include public affairs and crisis communications consulting, interactive marketing strategy and implementation, advertising creative and media placement, and award-winning design and editorial services.

Media Logic

One Park Place Albany, NY 12205

518-456-3015

www.mlinc.com

Mindpower Inc.

337 Georgia Avenue SE Atlanta, GA 30312

404-581-1991

404-581-1988 fax

www.mindpowerinc.com

North Charles Street Design Organization

222 West Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201

410-539-4040

Octane, Inc.

233 N. Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-273-3183

Robert Rytter & Associates

14919 Falls Road Butler, MD 21023

410-771-4590

www.rytter.com

Simpson Communications, Inc.

Christopher Simpson

Chris Turner

103 Overlook Drive Williamsburg, VA 23185

757-345-3940

757-345-3942 fax

Offices also in Washington D.C. and Chicago

www.simpsoncommunications.com

Simpson Communications ...

Results and Accountability

Set Us Apart

Simpson Communications is higher education's premier strategic communications provider. Public and private institutions and systems across the country, national associations, government agencies and even foreign governments have come to rely on Simpson Communications to enhance their image and reputation. We understand the return on investment of integrated your campus communications.

Our diverse group of clients includes: The University of Kansas, Texas A&M, Illinois Central College, the U.S. Departments of Energy and Education and the governments of Ukraine and Armenia.

We promise:

* Selective client list--unequaled relationships

* Unparalleled expertise

* Full service: Branding, Marketing, Media Relations and Crisis Communications

Stamats, Inc.

615 5th Street SE P.O. Box 1888 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

800-553-8878

319-364-6167

319-365-5421 fax

www.stamats.com

Stamats, Inc., is an award-winning, nationally-recognized higher education research, planning, and marketing communications company.

Our mission is to help college and university leaders achieve their most important marketing, recruiting, and fundraising goals through the creation of customized integrated marketing solutions.

Products and services include: image and competitive positioning studies; tuition pricing elasticity studies; marketing communication, recruiting; campus visit, and brand audits; recruiting, marketing, and brand communication plans; creative concepting; recruiting and fundraising publications; Web site development; content management systems; direct marketing including search and annual fund; and advertising.

Recent clients include: Furman University, California Lutheran University, Whitworth College, University of Richmond, Oklahoma City University, Houston Baptist University, Mercer University School of Law, The Ohio State University, University of South Dakota, Messiah College, Northern Michigan University, Coe College, William Mitchell College of Law, Villanova, Franklin & Marshall, Wagner College, Troy University, Northland College, Norwich University, Rollins College, Stephens College, and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

We have offices in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Richmond, and Cedar Rapids.

Stein Communications

1255 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, 6A 30309

404-267-8292

www.steincommunications.com

Stein Communications is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing marketing solutions to colleges and universities. Stein's comprehensive capabilities include market research, integrated marketing strategy and planning, web site development and hosting, custom web site applications, integrated email and direct mail campaigns with sophisticated response tracking, research-driven publications and advertising. Stein has a proven history of serving our clients to help achieve their advancement and enrollment goals. If you are searching for a marketing partner who can provide solutions to all of your marketing challenges, the choice is simple: Make it Stein.

Zehno Cross Media Communications

Lisa Fedele, Vice President

Cross Media Development

757 St. Charles Avenue #203 New Orleans, LA 70130

800-860-1079 ext. 23

lisa@zehno.com

Mediation

John F. O'Connell, CPM

665 West Taft Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604

203-366-2626

203-334-3773

spideroc@msn.com

Planning

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CE0

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Fieldstone Consulting, Inc.

2300 M Street, NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20037

202-261-2191

www.fieldstoneconsulting.com

* A unique process of institutional planning.

* Comprehensive and probing audits of governance.

* Design and facilitation of institution-specific retreats--board, administration, faculty, campus, and community.

* Precise and meaningful institutional overviews and assessments.

* Preparation to launch a new presidency and/or institutional agenda.

* Creative approaches to unusual situations.

Over 225 institutions served since 1994.

Genesis Planners, Inc.

1400 Main Street Waltham, MA 02451

781-899-6100

www.genesisplanners.com

Kaludis Consulting

1710 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036

202-331-3650

202-331-1428 fax

info@kaludisconsulting.com

www.kaludisconsulting.com

STRATEGY

Kaludis Consulting has been a trusted source of strategic advice for colleges and universities for more than a quarter century. We help clients focus on the future through disciplined, continuous strategic, academic, and business planning; align resources with markets and strategy; select and apply new technologies; build partnerships and alliances; and sustain a culture that successfully manages change.

Helping institutions gain and sustain Strategic Traction[R] is the foundation of our work. We provide the analysis, perspective, and guidance that enables institutions to develop focus, set direction, and achieve alignment-to gain Strategic Traction[R] in their thinking, planning, and decision-making. Linking those elements-focus, direction, and alignment-creates the strategic context for institutions to frame, discuss, make, and evaluate decisions.

CLIENTS: Pomona College, TCU, Ithaca College, Xavier University, University of Texas System, Ivy Tech State College, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Saint Leo University, Association of Governing Boards

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy 2for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

Stevens Strategy

12 Island View P.O. Box 72 Grantham, NH 03753

603-863-4704

www.StevensStrategy.com

Strategic management consulting services for colleges, universities and schools.

Stevens Strategy is a full-service management consulting firm specializing in managing the process of strategic change in colleges, universities and schools. We offer professional services to the leaders of these institutions in the areas of strategic planning, strategic governance, strategic organizational review, information systems selection and implementation, financial analysis and planning, and executive search. Our clients include independent and public institutions from our nation's largest universities to its smallest colleges and schools.

The Stillwater Group

920 East Shore Drive P.O. Box 168 Stillwater, NJ 07875

973-579-7080

www.stillwater.com

The Stillwater Group provides innovative solutions to the financial, operational, and strategic problems of America's colleges and universities. Founded in 1933, Stillwater has built a client base that reflects the breadth and diversity of American higher education. As specialists in higher education, we understand the unique character of academic institutions and the challenges they face in today's rapidly changing environment. We combine imagination and creativity with rock-solid analysis to help colleges and universities make the best use of their human, financial, and technological resources.

Stillwater specializes in:

* Strategic Planning

* Financial Management and Resource Allocation

* Operations Management

* Organizational Effectiveness

Stillwater's client list includes:

Brooklyn College, Clark Atlanta University (City University of New York), Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Haverford College, Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland Institute of Music, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Yale University, Vassar College.

Strategic Initiatives, Inc.

Donald M. Norris, President

12209 Jonathon's Glen Way Herndon, VA 20170

703-450-5255

www.strategicinitiatives.com

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Synthesis Partnership

54 Barnes Street Providence, RI 02906

401-272-8208

highered@synthesispartnership.com

www.synthesispartnership.com

Integrated planning for institutions facing or creating change:

* strategic analysis and planning

* identity and branding

* board development

* program planning

* business planning

* dynamic financial models

Assessment and planning of facilities to translate strategy and branding into effective results with reduced costs and risks:

* campus master planning

* facility audits

* programming

* budgeting

* architect selection

* client-favorable contracts

We synthesize complex institutional strategies in partnership with clients, guiding them to further vision, mission, and values. Recent clients include Brown University, University of New Hampshire, American University of Beirut, and many smaller institutions.

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Pricing

Art & Science Group

Marketing Intelligence for Higher Education

Baltimore Office:

6115 Falls Road, Suite 101 Baltimore, MD 21209

410-377-7880

410-377-7955 fax

consult@artsci.com

www.artsci.com

Durham Office:

114 Swift Avenue Durham, NC 27705

919-286 -4821

919-286-4932 fax

Synthesizing imagination and empirical rigor--art and science--the firm covers every area of institutional strategy and marketing, from enrollment to advancement to brand positioning. Art & Science Group has pioneered the most advanced market research and planning methods available and uses them to provide highly customized consultations that guide:

* Strategic planning and brand positioning.

* Empirically-based enrollment marketing strategies and tactics.

* Strategy for understanding price sensitivities and setting tuition and aid levels and policies.

* Plans to strengthen the involvement and support of major advancement constituencies, through alumni and leadership studies and development communications planning.

The result is empirically-based, insightful, creative solutions to strategic challenges that demand nothing less.

Clients include: UNC at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, Mills, Case Western Reserve, Virginia Tech, Macalester, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Yale Divinity School, Johns Hopkins, College of Wooster, University of Michigan Law School, Smith, Dartmouth, University of Miami, among others.

The Dysart Group, Inc.

John W. Dysart, President

7103 McEwen Place Charlotte, NC 28227

704-947-1917

1-877-9DYSART (939-7278)

thedysartgroup@aol.com

www.thedysartgroup.com

THE DYSART GROUP, INC. is a higher education consulting firm specializing in recruitment, retention and financial aid at colleges and universities. Our emphasis is on revenue sensitive enrollment management and we provide expert counsel regarding admissions, financial aid, finance, pricing, retention and marketing. We work collaboratively with college and university representatives to achieve extraordinary results.

Clients: Ohio Dominican University, Saint Xavier University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Mary Baldwin College, Wesley College

Print Management

CRC Group

RR 4 Box 318-B Huntingdon, PA 16652

814-644-5663

Public Relations

Academy Communications

P.O. Box 4451 Wallingford, CT 06492

800-305-4002

www.academy-media.com

Dick Jones Communications

P.O. Box 214 State College, PA 16804

814-867-1963

www.dickjonescomm.com

Eckstone Communications

1030 E. El Camino, Suite 257 Sunnyvale, CA 94087

408-971-1136

www.eckstone.org

Halstead Communications

329 East 82nd Street New York, NY 10028

212-734-2190

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Publications

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Stamats, Inc.

615 5th Street SE P.O. Box 1888 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

800-553-8878

319-364-6167

319-365-5421 fax

www.stamats.com

Stamats, Inc., is an award-winning, nationally-recognized higher education research, planning, and marketing communications company.

Our mission is to help college and university leaders achieve their most important marketing, recruiting, and fundraising goals through the creation of customized integrated marketing solutions.

Products and services include: image and competitive positioning studies; tuition pricing elasticity studies; marketing communication, recruiting; campus visit, and brand audits; recruiting, marketing, and brand communication plans; creative concepting; recruiting and fundraising publications; Web site development; content management systems; direct marketing including search and annual fund; and advertising.

Recent clients include: Furman University, California Lutheran University, Whitworth College, University of Richmond, Oklahoma City University, Houston Baptist University, Mercer University School of Law, The Ohio State University, University of South Dakota, Messiah College, Northern Michigan University, Coe College, William Mitchell College of Law, Villanova, Franklin & Marshall, Wagner College, Troy University, Northland College, Norwich University, Rollins College, Stephens College, and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

We have offices in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Richmond, and Cedar Rapids.

Stein Communications

1255 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309

404-267-8292

www.steincommunications.com

Stein Communications is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing marketing solutions to colleges and universities. Stein's comprehensive capabilities include market research, integrated marketing strategy and planning, web site development and hosting, custom web site applications, integrated email and direct mail campaigns with sophisticated response tracking, research-driven publications and advertising. Stein has a proven history of serving our clients to help achieve their advancement and enrollment goals. If you are searching for a marketing partner who can provide solutions to all of your marketing challenges, the choice is simple: Make it Stein.

Research

The Austen Group

5447 Canterbury Road Shawnee Mission, KS 66205

816-223-4211

www.austengroup.com

CLARUS Corporation

212 Box Butte Avenue Alliance, NE 69301

308-762-2565

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Hezel Associates, LLC

1201 E. Fayette Street, Suite 44 Syracuse, NY 13210

800.466.3512

www.hezel.com

Huron Consulting Group

550 W. Van Buren Chicago, IL 60607

866-229-8700

312-583-8701 fax

jroth@huronconsultinggroup.com

www.huronconsultinggroup.com

Huron's Higher Education professionals provide consulting services to research universities, academic medical centers, and hospitals in areas related to:

* Accounting operations assistance

* Financial management and internal control assessment

* Information systems planning, design and implementation

* Interim staffing and management support

* Operational and organizational assessments

* Research administration and compliance assistance

* Strategic planning

* Strategic sourcing

Huron's Higher Education team of over 100 professionals has worked with more than 70 of the 100 largest research universities and academic medical centers.

Institutional Research Consultants

Jan Upton, Ph.D.

9293 Marlebury End Powell, OH 43065

614-571-9088

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Maguire Associates, Inc.

135 South Road Bedford, MA 01730

781-280-2900

www.maguireassoc.com

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm serving educational institutions and associations. For over 20 years, we have applied innovations in market research, analysis, and predictive modeling to help our clients understand the dynamics of past performance, apply insightful knowledge to sound decision making in the present, and attain future outcomes critical to the health and vitality of their institutions.

Maguire Associates' services include strategic planning, integrated marketing, strategic pricing and forecasting, strategic financial aid modeling, enrollment management consulting, branding and image development, student satisfaction/retention studies, and research for alumni and development audiences.

Recent clients include Boston University, Fordham University, New School University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Whittier College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Stamats, Inc.

615 5th Street SE P.O. Box 1888 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

800-553-8878

319-364-6167

319-365-5421 fax

vwwv.stamats.com

Stamats, Inc., is an award-winning, nationally-recognized higher education research, planning, and marketing communications company.

Our mission is to help college and university leaders achieve their most important marketing, recruiting, and fundraising goals through the creation of customized integrated marketing solutions.

Products and services include: image and competitive positioning studies; tuition pricing elasticity studies; marketing communication, recruiting; campus visit, and brand audits; recruiting, marketing, and brand communication plans; creative concepting; recruiting and fundraising publications; Web site development; content management systems; direct marketing including search and annual fund; and advertising.

Recent clients include: Furman University, California Lutheran University, Whitworth College, University of Richmond, Oklahoma City University, Houston Baptist University, Mercer University School of Law, The Ohio State University, University of South Dakota, Messiah College, Northern Michigan University, Coe College, William Mitchell College of Law, Villanova, Franklin & Marshall, Wagner College, Troy University, Northland College, Norwich University, Rollins College, Stephens College, and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

We have offices in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Richmond, and Cedar Rapids.

Stein Communications

1255 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, 6A 30309

404-267-8292

wwvv.steincommunications.com

Stein Communications is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing marketing solutions to colleges and universities. Stein's comprehensive capabilities include market research, integrated marketing strategy and planning, web site development and hosting, custom web site applications, integrated email and direct mail campaigns with sophisticated response tracking, research-driven publications and advertising. Stein has a proven history of serving our clients to help achieve their advancement and enrollment goals. If you are searching for a marketing partner who can provide solutions to all of your marketing challenges, the choice is simple: Make it Stein.

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508 -820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Security

Guardian Security Services

3300 West 127th Street Blue Island, IL 60406

708-385-3300

708-385-4566 fax

www.guardiansecurityinc.com

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Sports

Inter-Collegiate Athletic Consulting

154 Wellington Road Garden City, NY 11530

516-742-6165

www.icac.us

Strategy

Anthony Knerr & Associates

485 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10017

212-302-9600

www.aknerr.com

Assist leading colleges, universities and other nonprofit institutions in the US and Europe successfully solve complex strategic issues. Areas of expertise include: Strategic Planning, Governance, Organization Design, Finance and Funding, Executive Counseling.

CLIENTS: University of Aberdeen, Bard College, Barnard College, Cambridge University, Connecticut College, Cooper Union, INSEAD, New York University, Oxford University, Princeton University, Radcliffe College, Yale University; Educational Testing Service, Ford Foundation, World Bank.

Art & Science Group

Marketing Intelligence for Higher Education

Baltimore Office:

6115 Falls Road, Suite 101 Baltimore, MD 21209

410-377-7880

410-377-7955 fax

consult@artsci.com

www.artsci.com

Durham Office:

114 Swift Avenue Durham, NC 27705

919-286-4821

919-286-4932 fax

Synthesizing imagination and empirical rigor--art and science--the firm covers every area of institutional strategy and marketing, from enrollment to advancement to brand positioning. Art & Science Group has pioneered the most advanced market research and planning methods available and uses them to provide highly customized consultations that guide:

* Strategic planning and brand positioning.

* Empirically-based enrollment marketing strategies and tactics.

* Strategy for understanding price sensitivities and setting tuition and aid levels and policies.

* Plans to strengthen the involvement and support of major advancement constituencies, through alumni and leadership studies and development communications planning.

The result is empirically-based, insightful, creative solutions to strategic challenges that demand nothing less.

Clients include: UNC at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, Mills, Case Western Reserve, Virginia Tech, Macalester, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Yale Divinity School, Johns Hopkins, College of Wooster, University of Michigan Law School, Smith, Dartmouth, University of Miami, among others.

Eduventures, Inc

20 Park Plaza, Suite 1300 Boston, MA 02116

617-532-6041

The Education Alliance

Dr. James E. Samels

President and CEO

205 Newbury Street, Suite 302 Framingham, MA 01701

508-820-1177

508-820-1133 fax

edall@edalliance.com

www.edalliance.com

The Education Alliance is the leading, nationally recognized, full service higher education consulting firm in the nation--providing its clients with a broad range of services, including long-range planning, market competition research, assessment and market positioning; strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions; academic program development; licensing and accreditation; enrollment growth management; system wide and multi-campus reorganization; institutional advancement and grantmanship; internal restructuring and organizational development; distance learning and intellectual property development; campus facilities programming, design, and space management; academic productivity and scheduling; college town development; and electronic and print media promotion, publications and public relations.

Fieldstone Consulting, Inc.

2300 M Street, NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20037

202-261-2191

www.fieldstoneconsulting.com

* A unique process of institutional planning.

* Comprehensive and probing audits of governance.

* Design and facilitation of institution-specific retreats--board, administration, faculty, campus, and community.

* Precise and meaningful institutional overviews and assessments.

* Preparation to launch a new presidency and/or institutional agenda.

* Creative approaches to unusual situations.

Over 225 institutions served since 1994.

HBO Systems, Inc.

Phil Hill, President

7116 North Ridge Drive Raleigh, NC 27615

919-270-9337

phii.hill@hbosystems.com

www.hbosystems.com

Hezel Associates, LLC

1201 E. Fayette Street, Suite 44 Syracuse, NY 13210

800-466-3512

www.hezel.com

J T Cobb Consulting

4117 Hillsboro Pike, Suite #103-123 Nashville, TN 37215

615-661-8877

Kaludis Consulting

1710 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036

202-331-3650

202-331-1428 fax

info@kaludisconsulting.com

www.kaludisconsulting.com

STRATEGY

Kaludis Consulting has been a trusted source of strategic advice for colleges and universities for more than a quarter century. We help clients focus on the future through disciplined, continuous strategic, academic, and business planning; align resources with markets and strategy; select and apply new technologies; build partnerships and alliances; and sustain a culture that successfully manages change.

Helping institutions gain and sustain Strategic Traction[R] is the foundation of our work. We provide the analysis, perspective, and guidance that enables institutions to develop focus, set direction, and achieve alignment-to gain Strategic Traction[R] in their thinking, planning, and decision-making. Linking those elements-focus, direction, and alignment-creates the strategic context for institutions to frame, discuss, make, and evaluate decisions.

CLIENTS: Pomona College, TCU, Ithaca College, Xavier University, University of Texas System, Ivy Tech State College, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Saint Leo University, Association of Governing Boards

Keeling & Associates, Inc.

453 Hudson Street, Suite 3 New York, NY 10014

212-229-4750

info@keelingassociates.com

www.keelingassociates.com

Keeling & Associates, Inc. (K&A) strengthens vision, strategy, and results in higher education through our work with:

(1) Colleges, universities, and professional organizations in higher education: consulting and technical assistance in institutional strategy, campus/facilities planning to support the institutional mission and education of the whole student, organizational and administrative restructuring, academic planning, defining and assessing student learning outcomes, improving student services, and enhancing the student experience;

(2) Business: helping companies achieve excellence and relevance in the design and implementation of essential products/services and relationship development strategy for students and campuses; and

(3) Government and not-for-profit agencies: creating more flexible and resilient organizations that help young people learn and develop as capable citizens

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Mindpower Inc.

337 Georgia Avenue SE Atlanta, GA 30312

404-581-1991

404-581-1988 fax

www.mindpowerinc.com

Moran Technology Consulting

Charlie Moran, Partner

1215 Hamilton Lane, Suite 200 Naperville, IL 60540

630-420-6847

630-982-1868 fax

www.MoranTechnology.com

Stevens Strategy

12 Island View P.O. Box 72 Grantham, NH 03753

603-863-4704

www.StevensStrategy.com

Strategic management consulting services for colleges, universities and schools.

Stevens Strategy is a full-service management consulting firm specializing in managing the process of strategic change in colleges, universities and schools. We offer professional services to the leaders of these institutions in the areas of strategic planning, strategic governance, strategic organizational review, information systems selection and implementation, financial analysis and planning, and executive search. Our clients include independent and public institutions from our nation's largest universities to its smallest colleges and schools.

The Stillwater Group

920 East Shore Drive P.O. Box 168 Stillwater, NJ 07875

973-579-7080

vwwv.stillwater.com

The Stillwater Group provides innovative solutions to the financial, operational, and strategic problems of America's colleges and universities. Founded in 1933, Stillwater has built a client base that reflects the breadth and diversity of American higher education. As specialists in higher education, we understand the unique character of academic institutions and the challenges they face in today's rapidly changing environment. We combine imagination and creativity with rock-solid analysis to help colleges and universities make the best use of their human, financial, and technological resources.

Stillwater specializes in:

* Strategic Planning

* Financial Management and Resource Allocation

* Operations Management

* Organizational Effectiveness

Stillwater's client list includes: Brooklyn College, Clark Atlanta University (City University of New York), Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Haverford College, Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland Institute of Music, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Yale University, Vassar College.

Strategic Initiatives, Inc.

Donald M. Norris, President

12209 Jonathon's Glen Way Herndon, VA 20170

703-450-5255

www.strategicinitiatives.com

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

Synthesis Partnership

54 Barnes Street Providence, RI 02906

401-272-8208

highered@synthesispartnership.com

www.synthesispartnership.com

Integrated planning for institutions facing or creating change:

* strategic analysis and planning

* identity and branding

* board development

* program planning

* business planning

* dynamic financial models

Assessment and planning of facilities to translate strategy and branding into effective results with reduced costs and risks:

* campus master planning

* facility audits

* programming

* budgeting

* architect selection

* client-favorable contracts

We synthesize complex institutional strategies in partnership with clients, guiding them to further vision, mission, and values. Recent clients include Brown University, University of New Hampshire, American University of Beirut, and many smaller institutions.

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Yardley Research Group

P.O. Box 414 Yardley, PA 19067

215-369-9980

215-689-4335

info@yardleygroup.com

www.yardleygroup.com

Student Information Systems

Darden Solutions

Steve Morales

University of Virginia

Darden Graduate School of Business

Charlottesville, VA 22903

434-924-3278

MoralesS@darden.virginia.edu

www.dardensolutions.com

Technology

APPLYYOURSELF, INC.

11781 Lee Jackson Highway Suite 200 Fairfax, VA 22033

866-590-0871 (toll free)

www.applyyourself.com

CDW Government, Inc.

200 North Milwaukee Avenue Vernon Hills, IL 60061

800-581-4239

Classroom Technical Services

University of Minnesota

2037 University Avenue, Suite 103 Minneapolis, MN 55414

612-625-8801

D.L. Adams, Inc.

1701 Boulder Street Denver, CO 80211

303-455-1900

303-455-9187 fax

Darden Solutions

Steve Morales

University of Virginia

Darden Graduate School of Business

Charlottesville, VA 22903

434-924-3278

MoralesS@darden.virginia.edu

www.dardensolutions.com

Datatel, Inc.

4375 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033

1-800-DATATEL

www.datatel.com

Datatel is the leading provider of software and services for higher education. Datatel's Professional Services Team is comprised of higher education experts, exclusively focused on helping institutions reach their goals, strengthen their competitive edge, and position themselves for the future. The unmatched knowledge of Datatel's services team is derived from over 25 years of experience in higher education.

More than 60 percent of Datatel's Professional Services Consultants have held positions in higher education. Institutions can draw upon this wealth of knowledge to develop best practices, make sound business decisions, and maximize the return on investment of technology solutions.

Edgewater Technology, Inc.

20 Harvard Mill Square Wakefield, MA 01880

800-410-4014

www.edgewater.com

Founded in 1992, Edgewater Technology is an innovative technology management consulting firm. Serving higher education institutions such as MIT, Harvard and Northeastern, Edgewater's dedicated team of professionals provides customized solutions that integrate processes, data and people along the student lifecycle, enabling organizations to maximize the value of lifelong learners. Our focus includes administrative systems, decision support, student services and online learning, with the goal of leveraging existing investments and new enhancements to achieve maximum reuse. Contact us today to discuss how your institution can gain competitive advantage through the use of technology.

Education Strategies LLC

225 Oliver Road Cincinnati, OH 45215

513-761-8980

www.edustrat.com

Technology & Management Consulting

Confidently make the right technology decision. Maximize the ROI from your technology.

Education Strategies is a consulting company that knows higher education. We provide services that pay for themselves:

* Gap Analysis

* Software Selection

* User Documentation

* Data Conversion

* Institutional Planning

Our expertise quickly brings the issues into focus. Our staff is made up of individuals who have been college administrators with experience in a wide range of operational areas. We have purchased and implemented administrative systems for our own institutions. All consultants have worked for vendors and knew vendor practices and software.

Edutech International

120 Mountain Avenue Bloomfield, CT 06002

860-242-3356

www.edutech-int.com

The Evans Consulting Group, Inc.

7853 Eagle Ranch Rd. Fort Collins, CO 80528

888-454-3101

www.evansconsulting.org

Greenbrier & Russel, Inc

National HED Business Development Mgr.

11270 W. Park Place Suite 1000, 10th Floor Milwaukee, WI 53224

414-973-7020

HBO Systems, Inc.

Phil Hill, President

7116 North Ridge Drive Raleigh, NC 27615

919-270-9337

phil.hill@hbosystems.com

www.hbosystems.com

Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group

550 W. Van Buren Chicago, IL 60607

866-229-8700

312-583-8701 fax

jroth@huronconsultinggroup.com

www.huronconsultinggroup.com

Huron's Higher Education professionals provide consulting services to research universities, academic medical centers, and hospitals in areas related to:

* Accounting operations assistance

* Financial management and internal control assessment

* Information systems planning, design and implementation

* Interim staffing and management support

* Operational and organizational assessments

* Research administration and compliance assistance

* Strategic planning

* Strategic sourcing

Huron's Higher Education team of over 100 professionals has worked with more than 70 of the 100 largest research universities and academic medical centers.

Information Methodologies, Inc.

21351 Gentry Drive, Suite 270 Loudoun Technology Center Sterling, VA 20166

703-435-0370

dyer@infometh.com

IMI provides IT Organizational Development and Enterprise Web Integration services, including technology consulting, management, and system implementation services to some of the most prestigious institutions in the nation. Our portfolio of offerings allows clients to succeed at planning, managing, and completing strategic IT projects.

Along with our deep understanding of higher education, IMI brings world-class implementation and project management services across a broad set of technologies. From e-learning to ERE we are experienced consultants supported by a toolkit of methodologies, project support software, and applications that we make available to our clients.

Insight Advisors, LLC

5913 Wiltshire Drive Bethesda, MD 20816-3427

301-229-1464

www.insightadvisors.com

IT Works, LLC

7836 Spring Avenue Elkins Park, PA 19027

267-549-4287

KLH Engineers, PSC

1538 Alexandria Pike, Suite 11 Fort Thomas, KY 41075

800-354-9783

Leading Edge Learning

2301 Braeburn Circle Tallahassee, FL 32309

850-459-7025

Moran Technology Consulting

Charlie Moran, Partner

1215 Hamilton Lane, Suite 200 Naperville, IL 60540

630-420-6847

630-982-1868 fax

www.MoranTechnology.com

MDI Technologies

P.O. Box 548 Wolfforth, TX 79382

936-577-0536

SANS Inc.

10 White Wood Lane North Branford, CT 06471

203-315-5529

The Sextant Group, Inc.

730 River Avenue, Suite 600 Pittsburgh, PA 15212

412-323-8580

Shen, Milson & Wilke

Shen Milsom & Wilke

417 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10016

212-725-6800

Strata Information Group (SIG)

Information Technology and Management

3935 Harney Street, Suite 203 San Diego, CA 92110

800-776-0111

619-296-0171 fax

sig@sigcorp.com

www.sigcorp.com

SIG is a privately held corporation based in San Diego, California. SIG has been serving clients nationwide since 1987. SIG's primary objective is to assist colleges and universities in managing information technology to better serve students, faculty, and staff.

SIG provides a wide-range of services, including assistance with information technology assessments, ERP procurement processes, project management, system implementations, instructional technology support, strategic planning, and IT management. SIG's personnel are experienced professionals who possess unique skills and abilities.

CLIENTS: U of Dallas, Ventura CCD, Oregon State U, Ithaca C, Seton Hall U, City College of San Francisco.

SunGard Collegis

2300 Maitland Center Parkway Suite 340 Maitland, FL 32751

800-800-1874

sdecastro@sungardcollegis.com

SunGard SCT

2 Country View Road Malvern, PA 19355

800-223-7036 (within U.S.)

610-647-5930 (outside U.S.)

www.sungardsct.com

TALASKE

105 N. Oak Park Avenue Oak Park, IL 60301

708-524-2800

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

TouchNet Information Systems, Inc.

Automated Commerce Management Systems

800-869-8329

www.touchnet.com

Western Telecommunication Consulting, Inc.

801 South Grand Avenue, Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA 90017

213-689-5314

shasselbrink@wtc-inc.net

www.wtc-inc.net

WTC provides professional consulting services in the College and University environments in addressing issues concerning telecommunications, networking, and information technology. Since 1983, WTC has specialized in the development of strategic plans, systems and infrastructure design, security assessments, financial modeling, rate analysis, systems acquisition, and implementation. WTC is a completely independent consulting firm, not affiliated with any manufacturer or supplier.

Clients include: Stanford University; Raritan Valley Community College; University of California, Berkeley; Northwestern University; University of California, Davis; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; University of San Francisco; Colorado College; Johns Hopkins University; University of Arizona; University of California, San Francisco; and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Telecommunications

Broad Reach Networks

5 Division Street East Greenwich, RI 02818

401-885-4848

Compass Consulting, Inc.

405 Bayshore Drive Venice, FL 34285

941-488-0699

Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc.

701 Washington Avenue North Minneapolis, MI 55401-1180

612-758-4384

NetGain Communications

1775 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 100 Reston, VA 20190

703-742-3755

Ryter-Grant Corp.

10170 208th Ave., NW Minneapolis, MN 55330

866-544-1040

Technology & Management Design, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 LeRoy, NY 14482

www.tmdcorp.net

Testing

Peak Performance Consultants

14728 Shirley Street Omaha, NE 68144

800-293-1676

Web Development

BigBad, Inc.

521 Summer St. Boston, MA 02210

617-338-7770

BigBad is a national provider of web, interactive, branding, and print solutions to higher education institutions. Assisting clients in the objective selection and implementation of third party applications and services like CMS, Portals and ERP systems is also a BigBad core competency. Founded in 1991, BigBad has built a reputation for achieving results for its clients. From small liberal arts colleges to large research universities, when a project is important they trust BigBad with it. A staff of over 40 full-time, long-term professionals provide the personal attention and experience needed to achieve extraordinary outcomes for our clients.

Our client list includes Harvard University, MIT, Curry College, Smith College, Providence College, Boston University, Occidental College, University of Puget Sound, University of the Pacific, Boston College, Notre Dame, Middlebury College, Swarthmore College, Fairfield University, Simmons College, Drexel, Rhodes College, Trinity College, Saint Anslem College, Pace Law School, Fordham University and Boston University.

Dotmarketing

2424 South Dixie Hwy., Suite 200 Miami, FL 33133

305-858-1422

www.dotmarketing.com

EDU Internet Strategies

1350 Edgmont Ave, Suite 1100 University Technology Park II Chester, PA 19013

610-499-9200

The Lawlor Group, Inc.

6106 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416

952-922-6291

johnl@thelawlorgroup.com

The Lawlor Group is a full-service, higher education brand management and marketing communications consulting firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States. TLG is dedicated to providing clients with research, strategic counsel, and integrated/interactive marketing services (print and web) that result in the effective marketing of authentic, institutional brand identities. We are typically retained to assist clients in the areas of market research, brand management, institutional marketing and enrollment management. The firm also publishes The Lawlor Review, a critically acclaimed education marketing journal, Lawlor Focus, a free monthly e-newsletter, and sponsors a series of professional development seminars and symposiums for higher education leaders through The Lawlor Institute.

Stamats, Inc.

615 5th Street SE P.O. Box 1888 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

800-553-8878

319-364-6167

319-365-5421 fax

www.stamats.com

Stamats, Inc., is an award-winning, nationally-recognized higher education research, planning, and marketing communications company.

Our mission is to help college and university leaders achieve their most important marketing, recruiting, and fundraising goals through the creation of customized integrated marketing solutions.

Products and services include: image and competitive positioning studies; tuition pricing elasticity studies; marketing communication, recruiting; campus visit, and brand audits; recruiting, marketing, and brand communication plans; creative concepting; recruiting and fundraising publications; Web site development; content management systems; direct marketing including search and annual fund; and advertising.

Recent clients include: Furman University, California Lutheran University, Whitworth College, University of Richmond, Oklahoma City University, Houston Baptist University, Mercer University School of Law, The Ohio State University, University of South Dakota, Messiah College, Northern Michigan University, Coe College, William Mitchell College of Law, Villanova, Franklin & Marshall, Wagner College, Troy University, Northland College, Norwich University, Rollins College, Stephens College, and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

We have offices in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Richmond, and Cedar Rapids.

Stein Communications

1255 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309

404-267-8292

www.steincommunications.com

Stein Communications is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing marketing solutions to colleges and universities. Stein's comprehensive capabilities include market research, integrated marketing strategy and planning, web site development and hosting, custom web site applications, integrated email and direct mail campaigns with sophisticated response tracking, research-driven publications and advertising. Stein has a proven history of serving our clients to help achieve their advancement and enrollment goals. If you are searching for a marketing partner who can provide solutions to all of your marketing challenges, the choice is simple: Make it Stein.

Zehno Cross Media Communications

Lisa Fedele, Vice President

Cross Media Development

757 St. Charles Avenue #203 New Orleans, LA 70130

800-860-1079 ext. 23

lisa@zehno.com

This Guise was prepared by University Business Marketing based on information provided by each company.

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