How To Lead Your University Through Crisis with Dr. Risa Dickson | Changing Higher Ed 036

How To Lead Your University Through Crisis with Dr. Risa Dickson | Changing Higher Ed 036

Episode Summary Palo Alto University (PAU) has faced several crises over the past few years that ended up serving the institution well in dealing the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Risa Dickson, the university’s interim vice president for academic affairs, said the...
Helping Universities Survive Coronovirus with Dr. Scott Cowen | Changing Higher Ed 035

Helping Universities Survive Coronovirus with Dr. Scott Cowen | Changing Higher Ed 035

Crises offer many common lessons once they are over. That’s the case now as higher education faces the latest crises, the COVID19 pandemic. This episode of Changing Higher Ed features Dr. Scott Cowen, the former president of Tulane University. Dr. Cowen, who is now a...
Are You Prepared for the Upcoming Enrollment Cliff with Bill Conley | Changing Higher Ed 034

Are You Prepared for the Upcoming Enrollment Cliff with Bill Conley | Changing Higher Ed 034

This episode addresses the upcoming enrollment cliff that institutions of higher education are facing. Bill Conley is vice president for enrollment at Bucknell University, which is in an enviable position with a 30-percent admittance rate and a strong alumni base. The...
Academic Restructuring and Prioritization with Lori Varlotta | Changing Higher Ed 032

Academic Restructuring and Prioritization with Lori Varlotta | Changing Higher Ed 032

Dr. Lori Varlotta is president of Hiram College, a small liberal arts college with approximately 1,000 students in the traditional college and 200 in the adult program. She is the campus’ 22nd president, the first female to serve in that role. Hiram recently completed...
Mergers and Alliances with Ricardo Azziz | Changing Higher Ed 031

Mergers and Alliances with Ricardo Azziz | Changing Higher Ed 031

In the summer of 2011, conversations began with the Governor’s office about potential mergers. Toward the end of the year an announcement was made that four mergers would occur. This resulted in eight institutions being merged into four. The most complex merger...