New Online Regulations Create Problems for Universities with Russ Poulin | Changing Higher Ed 061

New Online Regulations Create Problems for Universities with Russ Poulin | Changing Higher Ed 061

The implementation of some of the latest higher education regulations is in limbo, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. However, higher education institutions need to keep an eye on how decisions to move to online or digital courses will be governed by other...
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....

Creative Partnerships Help Universities Thrive with Mark Scheinberg | Changing Higher Ed 055

Creative partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions are helping colleges and universities get out of financial crises while also serving students’ needs. One example of this type of partnership involves three higher education institutions — Goodwin University,...
How to Merge Two Universities with Dr. Tony Allen | Changing Higher Ed 053

How to Merge Two Universities with Dr. Tony Allen | Changing Higher Ed 053

Many higher ed institutions are struggling with finances due to COVID and other reasons, but few higher ed leaders are seriously contemplating a merger with or acquisition of or by another institution. These processes can be a win-win proposition, allowing for...

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...
How Universities Use Crises to Innovate with Dr. Eric Boynton | Changing Higher Ed 050

How Universities Use Crises to Innovate with Dr. Eric Boynton | Changing Higher Ed 050

Higher education institutions are still reeling from dealing with the coronavirus pandemic during the spring term. However, now they are faced with the challenge of making critical decisions that also offer flexibility moving into the fall semester. Beloit College...
#BlackLivesMatter in the Ivory Towers

#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...
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...
Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

Many higher education institutions are struggling with survival. While many leaders are beginning to consider closing the institution, there are other options available. Some of the most commonly talked about are mergers and acquisitions. However, forming or becoming...
How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

How to Reengineer Higher Education Post-COVID with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 046

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the changes already facing higher education.  These issues include financial, structural and enrollment. Mike Goldstein, one of the top higher education attorneys in the country, offers his insights on how higher education...
How Historically Black Colleges and Universities are Navigating Coronavirus with Dr. Billy Hawkins | Changing Higher Ed 045

How Historically Black Colleges and Universities are Navigating Coronavirus with Dr. Billy Hawkins | Changing Higher Ed 045

Higher education leaders are in a difficult position as they navigate the coronavirus pandemic. They have had to make the difficult decision in closing campuses during the spring semester, and now they need to focus on bringing students back safely in the fall...
Creating Synergies and Efficiencies through Higher Education Consortium with Dr. Michael Horowitz | Changing Higher Ed 047

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...
University Finances during Crisis Situations with Rob Hartman | Changing Higher Ed 041

University Finances during Crisis Situations with Rob Hartman | Changing Higher Ed 041

This podcast features Rob Hartman, who is the chief financial officer of Columbia International University (CIU), a Christian University located in Columbia, S.C. The current pandemic is offering a wealth of learning for higher education. By taking that approach,...
Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

Scenario, Risk and Budget Planning: Is Your University’s Fall Term Toast?

The spring terms at higher education institutions are just about history. Campuses are eerily quiet. The faculty have settled in (somewhat) to teaching online. Most students have headed home while some are hunkered down in dorms, apartments, or homes near campus...
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...