Not to know is bad, not to wish to know is worse.
Let’s say you’re going to have surgery. (We hope not, but this is simply a dramatic illustration.) You know this surgery is common, and you understand that you need it. But people have died in the process. So you’ll want to ask the surgeon some very important questions.
What are your medical credentials? Will you be handling my case from start to finish? Who else will be involved? What are all my options? How many times have you performed this procedure? What is your rate of success? How much sleep did you get last night? Did you eat a good breakfast? Can I trust you with my life?
When you retain higher ed consultants, you’re trusting them with the life of your institution. Their diagnosis and prescriptions can mean the difference between lethargy and vitality for your school. With The Lawlor Group, you get professionals who’ve been providing senior counsel to colleges and universities, particularly presidents, senior management, boards, and enrollment management staffs, for more than 20 years. We have the experience, and our clients can attest to positive outcomes.
We guarantee senior counsel on every assignment—we don’t have interns. And you get not one, but a team of veterans. We won’t always tell you (or your executive cabinet or board members) what you want to hear, but what must be heard. After all, you expect your medical advisers to give you the whole truth—you should expect the same from us.
Consulting assignments vary from one-time audits and special projects to ongoing assignments on a retainer basis. Many consulting assignments fall in the area of enrollment management, institutional marketing, and strategic planning. We’re available for: