Huron Consulting Group Adds Higher Education Expert
CHICAGO, Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Scott Hess has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Education practice focused on helping institutions manage administrative, organizational, and financial challenges.
"Our higher education clients are coping with a new reality of decreased federal and state support, flat-to-declining research funding, and limited ability to increase tuition," said Laura Yaeger, executive vice president, Huron Education. "We are uniquely positioned to help higher education institutions prepare and prosper in a dramatically different operating environment. We are excited about Scott joining our team and are confident he will be a great resource for our clients."
Hess' experience with colleges and universities has provided him with extensive knowledge of the challenges and issues facing higher education today. At Huron Education, he will assist clients improve their administrative efficiencies and operating performance. Hess joins Huron Education from Grant Thornton, where he focused on implementing solutions that align people, processes and technologies to provide high impact and long lasting results for clients. Hess has more than 15 years of experience working with higher education, healthcare and corporate clients across the country to support them in overcoming tactical and strategic challenges and improving the speed and flexibility in which they must operate.
About Huron Education
Huron Education is the premier provider serving the unique needs of the higher education industry. Our team of professionals, each with extensive knowledge and experience in the business of higher education and academic medical centers, delivers comprehensive services to the industry and partners with institutions to improve business performance across the enterprise. Our professionals draw from their experience working in the strategic, financial, operational, and regulatory aspects of higher education to develop and implement the most effective consulting and software solutions. Huron Education has helped more than 90 of the nation's top 100 research institutions improve their performance so they can continue their traditions of extraordinary achievement
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, leading academic institutions, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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