About Colin

Colin Koproske serves as a Managing Director of EAB’s strategic research division, overseeing research and services spanning academic affairs, enrollment strategy, student success, and strategic planning.

Colin joined EAB in 2010 and is one of the firm’s leading experts and thought leaders on student success strategies, academic program innovation and evaluation, and new business models in higher education. He has led over 15 large-scale research initiatives on topics such as the impact of online education, progressive approaches to student advising, outcomes-based curricular design, experiential learning, departmental management, and the future of academic libraries. He is often called upon by EAB member institutions to present to boards, faculty senates, and cabinets on these topics.

Prior to joining EAB, Colin led policy and public affairs efforts for a national campaign finance reform organization in Washington, D.C., and served as a research fellow for a think tank focused on the intersection of science and philosophy.

Colin holds an MPhil in political theory from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, a member of Balliol College’s intramural-championship-winning basketball team, and a proud member of the rhythm section in the Oxford University Jazz Orchestra. He earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and music performance from the University of Southern California, where he graduated as class valedictorian. His graduate research focused on concepts of religious and ethical liberty in jurisprudence.


Areas of Expertise

Academic Affairs, Advising, Faculty Affairs, Academic Planning and Performance Measurement, Student Retention and Success, Strategic Planning, Degree Progress,

Colin Koproske

Managing Director

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