All posts by: Matt Boisvert

About Matt Boisvert

Matt Boisvert is a co-founder of Pharos Resources and serves as President. Prior to launching Pharos Resources, Matt served as the Assistant Dean of Marketing Operations and Marketing Instructor for Abilene Christian University’s College of Business Administration. Before joining the ACU faculty, Matt was the Executive Director of ACU’s Office of Career and Academic Development, overseeing the “Support Our Students” program and career and academic counseling services. At ACU, he expanded the College of Business advising center into a full-service Career Development Center, contributing to ACU COBA’s recent recognition as the highest placement rate among Master’s programs in the nation. Matt received an MBA specializing in Services Marketing and Management from Arizona State University and a BBA from ACU. Matt has been recognized as the “Teacher of the Year” for ACU’s Management Sciences department, SpringBoard entrepreneur, and as an AbileneBiz “Top 20 Under 40” honoree.

I bet you have some Dust Bunny Data at your campus. Don’t act like you don’t know what we are talking about. Dust Bunny Data is data that just sits around, unused, and collects dust. It took a lot of effort (and budget) to gather it, and the intention was that it would be a […]

Today’s blog post was inspired by a recent conversation I had with Rachel Phillips-Buck, our VP for Student Success. It went something like this… Rachel: Matt, I have a great example for your blog topic today. Can I share it? Matt: Yes, please. Rachel: Once, when I was visiting a campus, I got locked in a […]

turbulence /ˈtɜːbjʊləns/ noun 1. a state or condition of confusion, movement, or agitation; disorder 2. (meteorol) local instability in the atmosphere, oceans, or rivers 3. turbulent flow in a liquid or gas Middle School – UGH! It’s the start of a new school year. Which means this week I was instantly forced to accept that […]

Pharos Resources had a great time at NASPAtech this year. There were fantastic speakers and presenters discussing the role of technology in Student Affairs positions in higher ed. We had the pleasure of presenting on the role of technology in student retention and support. The role of technology, either as a primary resource for retention […]

Pharos Resources wants to congratulate our valued partner, Abilene Christian University, for its success in the First Year Experience. “ACU is one of only 18 institutions in the nation saluted by U.S. News for having a stellar First-Year Experience, including Stanford University, the University of Notre Dame and Purdue University. In that research conducted by […]