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“Prepared” – Disparity Between University and Employer Perceptions

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By Scott Lurding, Altus Advisory Partners Many feel that an important outcome of a university education is to prepare a student to enter the working world with the knowledge and skills appropriate for the available jobs.  However, a 2013 Gallup poll provides a startling...

Achieving Campus-Employer Alignment

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Building connections between college and university leaders and executives of companies in the region’s employer base is key to understanding what employers are looking for in college graduates—and learning how institutions can better prepare students for the professional work...

Regional Colleges and Local Workforces

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Recently Jeffrey Selingo, former editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education took on the topic of Regional Public Colleges and their struggle to find a new place in the diversity of higher ed. Here’s his full take on their struggle to survive in the changing marketplace....

Thinking Local

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Many recent grads don’t get hired. How can career services help? ‘Think local’ Build community connections, stay on top of in-demand skills – Given high unemployment among recent college graduates, schools must proactively align their curriculums and...

AASCU Regional Presidential Symposium

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Altus Advisory Partners was pleased to have been selected to participate in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Regional Presidential Symposium for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions (November 20 – 21, 2014) in Washington, DC. Altus founder and...

Altus Advisory Partners to Participate in AASCU Symposium

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Altus Advisory Partners to Participate in AASCU Symposium: Scott Lurding will discuss Post-Graduate Success through University/Business Partnerships Altus Advisory Partners November 20, 2014 Education News (PRLEAP.COM) November 20, 2014 – Scott Lurding, founder of Altus...

APLU Annual Meeting 2014

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Altus Advisory Partners was pleased to have been selected to participate in the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) 127th Annual Meeting (November 2-4) in Orlando, FL. Altus founder and CEO, Scott Lurding, served as a panelist for a session titled “Beyond...

Student Employment Expert to Speak at APLU’s 2014 Annual Meeting

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Student Employment Expert to Speak at APLU’s 2014 Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Altus Advisory Partners is pleased to announce that student employment expert Scott Lurding will participate in a panel discussion at the forthcoming Association...

AASCU Academic Affairs 2014 Summer Meeting

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Altus Advisory Partners was pleased to have been selected to participate in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2014 Summer Academic Affairs Meeting (July 31 – August 2) in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  The theme for AASCU’s Academic Affairs Summer Meeting...

Altus Advisory Partners Finds Universities That Align With Relevant Employers Reap Benefits

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WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — With the cost of higher education rising, more students and their parents are expecting a better return on investment in the way of securing jobs after college. Student employment expert Scott Lurding of Altus Advisory Partners will...