The University Innovation Alliance revisits some of its favorite conversations with higher ed leaders on the Innovating Together Podcast during the 2021-22 academic year, including Alexander Cartwright, Michael Rao, M. Brian Blake, Kristina Johnson, Kim Wilcox, and Freeman Hrabowski.
Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University, discusses introducing online education through disruptive innovation, the fate of schools that don't evolve, the necessary discomfort of honesty in leadership, and personal stories as a tool for human connection.
The University Innovation Alliance offers another collection of wisdom for higher education leaders about to start the new academic year. Topics include COVID readiness, communication, learning about leadership on the job, and putting students first.
The University Innovation Alliance helps higher education leaders prepare for the new academic year with a bit of leadership wisdom from leaders whom we've had the honor of hosting on our podcast since the start of the pandemic.
M. Brian Blake, President of Georgia State University, discusses how his early private sector career shaped his approach to academic leadership, the guidance and opportunities that he's offering his students, and managing the perceptions around a job well done.
Freeman Hrabowski, retiring President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discusses what he's learned over the years, what incoming leaders can expect from the current state of higher ed, and how they can best prepare themselves for the challenges of leadership.
James Kvaal, U.S. Under Secretary of Education, discusses leadership at the federal level, understanding the perspectives of advocates from outside the government, and the critical details of what it takes to be an effective communicator.
Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, discusses adapting to the long haul of the pandemic, best practices for focusing on and pursuing what truly matters to an institution and the ed sector at large, and identifying the path forward that will benefit the most people.
As we look at January as a time for new beginnings to do things differently (or better), the University Innovation Alliance shares the wisdom of nine higher ed leaders. They talk about what inspires them, new initiatives they've started, and how they lead with intention.
Becky Johnson, Oregon State University's Interim President, discusses effectively assuming a leadership role during a pandemic, not being driven by worst-case scenarios, and keeping an eye on the future while handling the current situation.