Innovating Higher Ed: Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

The coronavirus is forcing higher education institutions to change in uncomfortable ways. But like any holistic change, this situation also is offering unintended consequences, both positive developments (blessings) and troubling realizations (curses). With wise and...
Driving Colleges and Universities to Innovate with Julie Lenzer | Changing Higher Ed 044

Driving Colleges and Universities to Innovate with Julie Lenzer | Changing Higher Ed 044

Higher education will need to increasingly focus on innovation in both how it operates and how it educates students in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant recession. So what does that look like? This podcast focuses on taking innovation to the next...
Implementing Sustainable Change in Your Institution – The sgENGAGE Podcast by Blackbaud with Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Implementing Sustainable Change in Your Institution – The sgENGAGE Podcast by Blackbaud with Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Change comes in many different forms, whether it’s a new technology initiative, a new stakeholder or student engagement approach, change in leadership, crisis resolution, etc. So, what are the steps that institutions can take to implement sustainable change and...
How to Lead Your University Through Crises and Turbulent Times with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 038

How to Lead Your University Through Crises and Turbulent Times with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 038

Higher education already was facing major challenges, but an unprecedented black swan event – the COVID-19 pandemic—is testing the resiliency of colleges and universities across the country. Long-time education leader Dr. E. Gordon Gee offers the wisdom he has gained...

How to Move Your University from Crisis to Transformation

The COVID-19 virus has essentially canceled the Spring term as we envisioned it; i.e., on-campus classes have been cancelled, many if not most have moved online. There are serious implications for enrollments for Fall term and finances, and many are wondering if there...
Leadership Styles in Crisis with Dr. Risa Dickson | Changing Higher Ed 036

Leadership Styles in 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...