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Higher Education

June 13, 2024

Higher Digital Promotes Renee Pacini to Vice President, with a Focus on Strategic Portfolio Management and Digital Transformation Capabilities

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and solutions to the higher education market, announces today that Renee Pacini has been promoted to Vice President, Product Marketing. This elevation recognizes Renee’s contribution to the growth of the organization, her value to the team, and her tireless commitment to the mission of […]

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June 6, 2024

So You Want To Be a Provost…

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Andrea Scott, Former Provost and new Special Advisor to the President and distinguished professor of marketing at George Fox University, shares her real-world experiences of challenges many provosts face and how she navigated those, especially knowing your audiences and their preferred way(s) of receiving information.   References:  Dr. Andrea […]

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May 23, 2024

Transformation via Active, Open Leadership

    In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Josh Wilson, Board Vice Chair for Apereo Foundation and Senior Engagement Manager for Higher Digital, shares his leadership philosophy and who he sees as the most compelling audience for such development. In addition, he shows how this active and open leadership approach improves outcomes, especially when paired with […]

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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 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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