About Us

Our Services

Edu Alliance is a higher education consultancy firm with offices in the United States and the United Arab Emirates. The founders and its advisory members have assisted higher education institutions on a variety of projects, and many have held senior positions in higher education in the United States and internationally. Our mission is to assist universities, colleges and educational institutions to develop capacity and enhance their effectiveness. Edu Alliance participates in a wide variety of conferences worldwide. If you would like one of our partners or advisors to speak at your event, please contact us at info@edu-alliance.net


Edu Alliance has a unique understanding of higher education worldwide. International students and partnerships are critical for all universities.  We know what’s happening in the international higher educational market ranging from branch campuses, student recruitment, academic partnership and student exchanges. Our insights help you hone-in on the market that gives you your best chance of success.

Executive Search

Quality educational leaders are never easy to identify, however, Edu Alliance is uniquely placed to assist in such a confidential executive search. All of our consultants have been senior university administrators and leaders. With the in-depth experience in recruiting Deans, VPs, Provost and Presidents from US / UK to the UAE in the past two decades, Edu Alliance principals have a proven track record and strong networks around the world to meet this major challenge.


To assure academic programs offered by your institution will meet standards of institutional and program accreditation, Edu Alliance provides independent professional review and support services.  We conduct reviews for institutions, academic programs, student affairs divisions, programs, and services, external programs, other departments and divisions.

Faculty Professional Development

Professional Development for faculty and staff is key to providing success in the classroom and/or online. Edu Alliance has higher education experience in online course development and faculty training and can provide expertise in instructional design, course development and assessment, and faculty training for a diverse classroom.

Business Development

We provide a vast array of higher educational services including international market evaluation, competition analysis, evaluation of market potential for on-campus and distance learning programs, student awareness and perception, comprehensive fund raising review, program & feasibility studies.


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  • Things that Keep Higher Education Leaders Awake at Night Postscript
    By Dean Hoke, Co-Founder of Edu Alliance. Edu Alliance beginning last January published a series of 15 articles based on the theme Things that Keep Higher Education Leaders Awake at Night. The links to all the articles are below.  Things that Keep Higher Education Leaders Awake at Night Navigating the Maelstrom: 8 Tips for Enrollment Managers Presidential Leadership […]