Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, discusses good and bad examples of leadership, showing vulnerability as a leadership strength, finding work-life balance, the best way to deliver bad news, and DIY executive professional development.
Drew Magliozzi, CEO of Mainstay, discusses technology partnerships with higher ed institutions, implementing a chatbot system, the risks and rewards of adopting any new tech, and how a tool reflects the intentions and abilities of its user.
Bridget Burns, University Innovation Alliance CEO, discusses higher ed's core design flaw, predictive analytics and at-risk students, chatbots, college-to-career best practices, completion grants, and innovating through failure.
The University Innovation Alliance partnered with The Chronicle of Higher Education in a panel discussion on chatbots and AI for engaging students and strengthening universities. Guests included Tim Renick, Michael Berman, Drew Magliozzi, Dawn Medley, and Aashir Nasim.
Valerie Sheares Ashby, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discusses becoming the first new leader in decades, the nature of servant leadership, how higher ed can shape the future, and how self-care is vital in doing her work effectively.
Bridget Burns, founder and CEO of the University Innovation Alliance, celebrates the UIA's Innovating Together Podcast 100th episode, discussing its origins, the challenges that all higher ed leaders share, and the qualities necessary for successful leadership.
Javier Reyes, Interim Chancellor at the University of Illinois Chicago, discusses his leadership style, expectations he's faced, lessons learned from the experience, and how future administrators might best prepare for this kind of leadership.
Taylor Randall, President of the University of Utah, discusses leading with pragmatic optimism, setting expectations to manage transformation, reshaping curriculum based on student input, and how passion and creative tension can fuel positive change.
In the second of two blogs, the University Innovation Alliance celebrates its 2022 accomplishments. This installment reviews five of the UIA's strategies for scaling the most promising student success practices.
In the first of two blogs, the University Innovation Alliance celebrates its 2022 accomplishments. This installment reviews impact and scale of UIA initiatives, diffusion to the field through a variety of media platforms, and the invaluable partnerships that make their work possible.