We understand the complexities and opportunities of universities, because we’ve been there.

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We understand the myriad challenges faced by universities. Our team of specialized university consultants brings decades of hands-on experience solving problems and achieving greatness at more than 100 universities worldwide – in strategic planning, organizational assessment, compliance support, and fiscal planning services.



Based on extensive research and input gathered from university presidents from around the country, we provide a full range of services for our clients that includes strategic planning, organizational assessment, compliance support, and fiscal planning services.

We typically use a carefully focused approach of these services to best serve our clients, always offering a unique solution for their unique needs.

University Administration and Planning

  • Organizational Review
  • Transition Management
  • Mission Role and Scope Review
  • First 90 Days Assistance
  • Institutional Strategic Planning
  • Crisis Management
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Minority-Serving Institutions

Academic Services

  • Academic Restructuring/Organization
  • Educational Master Planning
  • Program Evaluation
  • Course Redesign
  • Hybrid and Distance Learning
  • Degree Completion
  • Accreditation
  • Partnerships Between 2 and 4 Year Institutions
  • Soft Skill Implementation into Academics
  • Developing Employer Relationships
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Faculty Development
  • Graduate Program Development and Assessment
  • Honors Programs and Colleges


  • Research Administration
  • Research Strategic Planning
  • Incubators/Research Parks


  • Dealing with Financial Challenges
  • Foundations
  • Fundraising
  • Alternative Revenue Generation
  • Strategies for Budget Cuts
  • Managing Cost

Information Technology Implementations

Governance and Training

  • Board Training
  • Board/Staff Relations
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Developing a Culture
  • Leadership Academy
  • Retreat Facilitation

Student Services

  • Student Retention
  • Enrollment Management
  • Emergency Threat Management
  • Student Program Review
  • Federal Compliance

Federal Government Relations

Auxiliary Enterprises

  • Athletic Program Review
  • Student Housing


  • Institutionalizing International Programs
  • International Partnerships
  • International Programs for Students
  • International University Assistance

Human Resources

  • Benefits Management
  • Performance Management
  • Staffing Planning
  • Administrative Development
  • Diversity

Land-Grant Programs

  • Continuing Education and Outreach
  • Extension, Engagement and Outreach Administration
  • Evaluation of Land Grant Programs
  • Food and Agricultural Sciences
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Our consultants bring a wealth of experience working with a wide range of top-ranked universities.

Some of the universities our consultants have had the pleasure of working with include:



The CBT University Consulting team is a unique collective of presidents, provosts, and senior administrators who have had experience at more than 100 universities around the globe. Each one of them brings unrivaled expertise, leadership, and empathy to every case.

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