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Huron Consulting Group Adds Higher Education Strategy and Operations Expert

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Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) , a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Peter Stokes has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Education practice focused on helping institutions diversify and implement business processes to support growth, expansion and improve financial performance.

“Universities are under increased pressure from a variety of stakeholders making it fundamental for institutions to understand the value they deliver while managing costs and growing revenue,” said Laura Yaeger, executive vice president, Huron Education. “Peter’s experience will further enhance Huron’s ability to help clients identify and implement innovative solutions to improve institutional effectiveness and outcomes.”

Stokes has more than 20 years of higher education experience working as both a teacher and administrator as well as a consultant. Prior to joining Huron Education, he served as a vice president for global strategy and business development at Northeastern University in Boston. Stokes also held management roles at Eduventures, a consulting firm offering research-driven, evidence-based advisory services to higher education administrators to improve the efficiency and efficacy of their management practices.

At Huron Education, Stokes will work with the Strategy and Operations service line providing strategic solutions to higher education institutions and academic medical centers. He will advise a university’s senior leadership on plans to support differentiation, growth, expansion and improved performance. Stokes holds a Ph.D. in English literature from Stony Brook University.

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. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client’s particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at

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