Bridget Burns, CEO of the University Innovation Alliance, discusses "the new normal" in higher education: how the pandemic exposed the design flaw of higher ed, the students of the present and the future, and the basics of process mapping as a first step in effecting institutional change.
The University Innovation Alliance introduces its "College-to-Career Playbook," created from the findings of a three-year study that examines how institutions can better prepare low-income and first-generation students for successful transition to the workforce upon graduation.
Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, discusses the need for institutions to support student success, the need for government to encourage institutions in this effort, and the urgency for moving ahead with these initiatives.
The University Innovation Alliance speaks with Dr. Tim Renick of the National Institute for Student Success about how colleges can enhance their advising infrastructure with data and technology to level the playing field for all students who seek to graduate.
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.
The University Innovation Alliance partnered with The Chronicle of Higher Education for a panel discussion on the future of academic advising. Guests included Arne Duncan, Melinda Anderson, Tim Renick, and CJ Powell.
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.
The University Innovation Alliance introduces its publication "Proactive Advising: A Playbook for Higher Education Innovators," the findings of a four-year study that examines student graduation outcomes in relation to schools' advising culture and practices.
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.