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May 22, 2024

Higher Digital Adds Dr. Jess Evans, Higher Ed Technology Leader, as Vice President of Strategic Services

Dr. Evans, an award-winning expert in higher ed, extends the capabilities and energy of the entire management team to best serve institutional leaders. [McLean, VA] Higher Digital announces today that Jess Evans, Ph.D., joins the organization as Vice President, Strategic Services. In this role, Dr. Evans leads the planning, execution and delivery of consulting engagements, […]

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May 15, 2024

Higher Education Veteran, Emily Rudin, Joins Higher Digital as Chief Client Officer

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital today announces that Emily Rudin joins the team as Chief Client Officer, bringing more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished and visionary leader. In this role, Emily collaborates with clients and prospects who are facing challenges in managing technology portfolios, migrating to modern SaaS systems, and setting priorities to […]

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May 9, 2024

Developing a Comprehensive Strategy for AI

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Patricia Patria, Chief Information Officers at Babson College, talks about the immediate learnings and actions Babson was able to take as a result of a quick-turn experiment she recently led to explore AI in higher education. Learn how this experiment, implemented across a range of courses, resulted in defined needs, […]

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April 25, 2024

Principle-Centered Leadership for Confident Transformation

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Ali Houshmand, President at Rowan University, highlights the value of candid assessments of what internal teams can deliver and what they can’t. With that understanding, leaders can develop partnerships that are aligned with the institution’s goals to fill gaps, following best practices and encouraging mutual growth.   References: Dr. […]

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April 18, 2024

Retiring Technical Debt and Reducing Risk

Blog author: Fred Rocha, Senior Consultant (previously Chief Information Technology Officer for Coast Community College District)   We are all familiar with the concept of financial debt; the state of owing money to someone. For many, this is an uncomfortable feeling. Many of us strive to be debt-free and feel a great sense of relief […]

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April 11, 2024

What’s Possible When the Provost Owns Transformation?

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Tamara Brown, Provost and SVP of Academic Affairs at the University of Texas, Arlington– explains why she firmly believes anything is possible when a provost owns transformation, guiding the entire institution towards alignment in support of leadership’s vision for the academic mission. Experiment, and fail if necessary, but learn through […]

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April 4, 2024

Higher Digital Launches Software Design Partner Program Enabling Strategic Portfolio Management for Higher Education

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital announces the launch of the (SEA)results® Design Partner Program to help higher ed institutions solve specific challenges related to prioritization and strategic portfolio management, regardless of their location, size, structure, or funding. Higher education institutions have seen an increase in external and internal challenges in managing their growing technology portfolio while […]

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March 28, 2024

Changing the Institutional Business Model for a Post-pandemic World

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Ann Marie Klotz, Vice President for Development, Enrollment and Student Success at Naropa University – shares the transformation journey of Naropa University with our host, Joe Gottlieb, as she discusses the shift in the institution’s business model through and beyond the pandemic. Key points include embracing change as higher […]

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