Michael Rao, President of Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses recognizing the education that most students want and need, returning to campus during the pandemic, and how to be a more effective and efficient leader.
Maria Flynn, President and CEO of Jobs for the Future, discusses connecting college graduates with employment opportunities, the skills required in an evolving career marketplace, and the challenges of scaling a nonprofit within a volatile ecosystem.
Dr. Constance Iloh, anthropologist and associate professor at Azusa Pacific University, shares her Model of College-Going Decisions and Trajectories as a lens for how minority, disadvantaged, and nontraditional students find (or lose) their way in higher ed.
Kim Wilcox, Chancellor of the University of California, Riverside, discusses the impact of alliances in higher education, the ideals and realities of collegiate athletics, and yet another surge in the COVID pandemic.
Dr. Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, reviews the first 18 months of the Innovating Together Podcast to examine how pandemic, economic downturn, and changing student needs have compelled higher ed leaders to draw on their leadership experiences.
Chantal Levesque-Bristol, Executive Director of the Center for Instructional Excellence at Purdue University, discusses student-centered learning: what it is, what it isn't, and how it can be used in equitable learning outcomes for marginalized or minoritized student populations.
Dr. Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, shares 14 quotes from higher education leaders to serve as advice for incoming college presidents and chancellors, and for those who will be working with them.
Tim Renick, Executive Director of the National Institute for Student Success at Georgia State University, discusses institutional initiatives for student success, using data to determine best practices, and his qualifications for leading this emerging field.
Samuel Stanley, President of Michigan State University, discusses balancing safety and administrative concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, restoring institutional trust, and the mindset of servant leadership.
Freeman Hrabowski, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discusses U.M.B.C. recently joining the University Innovation Alliance, best practices of collaboration among universities, addressing disparities in higher education, and the power of humility.