Pandemic Changes Trajectory for New University Presidents with Dr. Sam Horn | Changing Higher Ed 058

Pandemic Changes Trajectory for New University Presidents with Dr. Sam Horn | Changing Higher Ed 058

The coronavirus pandemic has tested higher education leaders in unprecedented ways—and has upended the glacial pace of change at many institutions. The pandemic also is bringing changes in leadership. Many presidents are retiring or have said they will stay on for one...
How Universities Avoid Employee and Faculty Burnout with Dr. Tom Marrs | Changing Higher Ed 057

How Universities Avoid Employee and Faculty Burnout with Dr. Tom Marrs | Changing Higher Ed 057

Stress from the pandemic as well as other major societal issues is taking its toll on higher education institutions. The effects can be seen across college and university campuses as students, staff, faculty and leaders try to deal with rapidly changing circumstances....
Changing Racial Inequalities in Higher Education with Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi | Changing Higher Ed 052

Changing Racial Inequalities in Higher Education with Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi | Changing Higher Ed 052

The world has become a place of open pain and suffering, as well as one in which people are more curious. People are asking questions about how we got here and where we are going next. While part of this is due to the coronavirus pandemic, another major part involves...

#BlackLivesMatter in the Ivory Towers

We’ve been here too many times before. Look back to 2017 when Inside Higher Education reported that Yale University and Harvard were forced to make changes in previous decisions that symbolically honored individuals who had ties to slavery.  And these issues weren’t...
University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

University Governance in Crises with Dr. Gordon Gee | Changing Higher Ed 049

The current coronavirus pandemic puts an intense spotlight on leadership, both at the administrative and board levels. While boards and leaders have found ways to work effectively in dealing with the immediacy of closing the campus as the pandemic began, now they have...
Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart | Changing Higher Ed 048

Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart | Changing Higher Ed 048

The COVID-19 pandemic has put even more pressure on institutions that serve underrepresented populations. One such institution is Amarillo College in Amarillo, TX. This community college is redefining its efforts to reach and engage its student body, many of whom are...