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February 1, 2024

Higher Ed Myths, Trends, and Future Practices

In this episode, Casey Green – creator of the Campus Computing Project and award-winning industry analyst in higher ed – dives deep into past myths, present trends, and future practices for higher ed leaders to consider as they drive their institutions’ strategy, evolution, and operation. Casey covers all the bases from multiple perspectives, exploring these topics […]

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January 30, 2024

2023 Transformation Insights: Lessons from Leaders in Higher Education

Over the course of 2023, as I conducted more than 100 interviews with esteemed leaders in higher education, including Presidents, Provosts, Vice-Chancellors, and Chief Information Officers, a tapestry of valuable insights and lessons from these leaders has emerged.   My conversations unveiled key lessons from leaders that not only reflect the dynamic landscape of academia […]

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January 18, 2024

The New Provost: Accelerating Change in Complex Times

In this episode, Dr. Junius Gonzales – Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Montclair State University – describes his experience as a higher ed leader, including his beliefs that change and innovation are best accomplished with diverse talent, starting with projects that are likely to succeed and establish momentum, while following clearly established and foundational […]

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January 4, 2024

Liberal Learning and Applied Arts: Higher Ed Blueprint for the Age of AI?

In this episode, Dr. Bryon Grigsby – President at Moravian University – offers his perspective on the value of a liberal learning and applied arts education coupled with faculty who embrace the societal changes impacting students, especially adult learners, in real-time during the age of AI. Grigsby contends higher education has an even greater societal role now, as […]

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December 21, 2023

Courageous Leadership for Impactful Transformation

In this episode, Miloš Topić – Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Digital Officer at Grand Valley State University – reveals his actions and approach to higher ed leadership, including acting in the best interest of whole institution vs. holding onto a functional focus, shining a spotlight on institutional relevance, and nurturing flexibility to minimize friction throughout the […]

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December 19, 2023

Holiday Spirits: Change Management Imperatives Distilled from the 2024 EDUCAUSE Top 10 

For the last twenty-three years, EDUCAUSE – a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance the strategic use of technology and data to further the promise of higher education – has been publishing a Top 10 IT Issues list to help IT organizations contemplate major trends and what may come in the new year. But […]

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December 12, 2023

Higher Digital Partners with Credential Engine Transparency Initiatives

New partnership helps higher education institutions provide equitable access to students navigating learning and career opportunities [McLean, VA, 12 December 2023] Higher Digital announces today the availability of service offerings to help institutions add credential data to their curricula, aligning with Credential Engine’s linked open data schema, the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL). In the […]

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December 7, 2023

Surviving a Presidential Ouster Through Focus on Transformation Results

In this episode, Dr. Brenda Allen – President at Lincoln University – shares her story about becoming a stronger leader after facing an ouster early in her time as president. In the years since she was an undergrad at Lincoln, through her time as faculty at multiple Ivy Leagues, then her transition back to the […]

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