Huron Consulting Group’s Laura Yaeger Selected as One of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants
Head of Huron’s Education and Life Sciences Segment Recognized for Excellence in Leadership
“Under Laura’s leadership, Huron’s Education practice has become the
premier advisor to the higher education industry, delivering quality
services to clients who face complex challenges in an increasingly
competitive and evolving market,” said
Yaeger leads the Huron Education and Life Sciences segment. The Education practice, where Yaeger has spent the majority of her career, is the world’s largest consulting group dedicated to serving the higher education industry. Yaeger and her team are at the forefront of helping higher education institutions address increasingly complex business issues.
The higher education industry is facing an unprecedented period of opportunities and challenges due to financial pressures, increased competition, and disruptive innovation. Similar to the healthcare industry, colleges and universities continue to undergo a transformation as they confront mounting pressures to make education more affordable and to effectively leverage technology in the delivery of curriculum amid declining public support and decreasing federal research funding.
Yaeger is one of the founding members of Huron and was appointed to lead the Company’s Huron Education and Life Sciences segment in 2009. Since its inception, Huron’s Higher Education practice has grown from about 30 professionals to more than 350 today and has worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities.
“I am honored to be recognized by Consulting magazine, but the
real tribute belongs to our entire team. Our close collaboration and
passion for influencing change in the industry has helped Huron build
the leading education practice working with colleges and universities
across the country,” said
With more than 25 years of consulting experience, Yaeger is a frequent
speaker at conferences sponsored by the
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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, technology, and regulatory aspects of higher education to provide the most effective consulting and software solutions. Huron Education has helped more than 90 of the nation’s top 100 research universities improve their performance so they can continue their traditions of extraordinary achievement. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/highereducation or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.
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