The Education Alliance

Higher Education Excellence, Innovation, and Experience

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209 West Central Street, Suite 204, Natick, Massachusetts  01760 | Phone (508) 655-7111 | Fax (508) 655-7411


What’s New

Located in the Boston area, steeped in the venerable traditions of academic excellence

Meeting the needs of tomorrow’s academic leaders.  Today.

The Education Alliance is a globally recognized, full-service higher education consulting firm.

The Alliance enables our network of professional colleagues to make a broad range of services available to our clients across the nation and around the world.

The Education Alliance is comprised of five unique yet interrelated higher learning organizations:

The Samels Group

Higher Education Consultants

Samels Associates,

Attorneys at Law


Stonegate Alliance

Alliance Prep


The Samels Group Samels Associates SAMELSSearch Stonegate Alliance Alliance Prep

The Provost’s Handbook

Authored by James Martin,
James E. Samels & Associates

Published by
Johns Hopkins University Press

Read about University Business Senior Editor Tim Goral’s conversation with Drs. Martin and Samels on The Provost’s Handbook here.

See the latest Future Shock column in University Business

University Business

February 2016

Win-win parnerships

Consolidations make more sense than mergers

James Martin and James E. Samels



The premier experience in higher education leadership development.

The  pressure on higher education leadership has never been greater, and responding to challenges and opportunities - economic, demographic, enrollment, or strategic in nature – to advance the mission and ultimate success of the institution rests squarely on you as a leader. See how we can help.

To learn more about AllianceCoaching click here.

June 6 - 8, 2016

The Mirage

Las Vegas, Nevada

Alliance Coaching

We hope to see you at this year’s