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.
Michael Rao, President of Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses VCU joining the University Innovation Alliance, positivity among like-minded leaders, the benefits of shared experience and data, and the importance of maintaining an affirmative, human tone.
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.