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Category: Change Management

Changing Higher Podcast - A More Efficient University Business Model For The Win - Part 2 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Dr. Melik Khoury President and CEO of Unity Environmental University

A More Efficient University Business Model For The Win – Part 2:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 195 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Dr. Melik Khoury

Faced with an overwhelming number of complex issues, the higher education sector must urgently develop and adopt innovative business models to transform itself into a more accessible, affordable, and future-proof system. Dr. Melik Khoury, whose visionary approach and adaptation of the university business model has navigated his institution through tumultuous times and set a new standard for academic excellence and operational efficiency.

Dr. Drumm McNaughton welcomes Dr. Khoury back for part two of the series to share his insights on leading Unity Environmental University to unprecedented growth with a revolutionary and highly efficient university business model. With a background rich in guiding higher education institutions through periods of disruption, Dr. Khoury’s tenure at Unity is marked by a significant increase in enrollment, substantial budget growth, a halving of tuition fees, and significant debt reduction—all achieved amid the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Remember to visit part one which covers the leadership approach, an agile enterprise model, Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs), and the non-traditional org chart.

How Machine Learning and AI Can Benefit Higher Ed

How Machine Learning and AI Can Benefit Higher Ed:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 145 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton with Guest Michael Feldstein

With the endless stories about ChatGPT in the news and theories on it could negatively affect teaching and learning in higher ed, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming increasingly topical among college and university leaders. However, few headlines highlight how machine learning and AI can benefit Higher Ed. 

To help higher ed decision-makers avoid getting too caught up in the negative hype, Dr. Drumm McNaughton discusses these technologies with Michael Feldstein, chief accountability officer at e-Literate. Michael shares easy-to-understand analogies to explain how and why AI functions the way it does, the problems AI can solve in higher ed, the importance of not having AI replace but augment human workers in district processes, and the benefits and shortcomings of tools such as ChatGPT.

Top 6 Disruptions for Higher Ed Institutions

Top 6 Disruptions for Higher Ed Institutions:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 130 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Larry Large

In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Dr. Larry Large, president of LD Large Consulting and president emeritus of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, as well as a veteran higher ed administrator, discuss the six most pressing disruptions in higher ed today and how presidents and other leaders can think about and manage them.

A U.S. Army veteran, Large brings more than four decades of senior higher ed experience, including serving as president of Oglethorpe University and interim president of Sierra Nevada College and of Willamette University. He also has executive experience with the University of Oregon, the Oregon University System, and Reed College. He also was the founding president of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities.

How to Transform Higher Ed to Create Workforce Readiness

How to Transform Higher Ed to Create Workforce Readiness:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 124 with Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Ryan Craig

In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton, a leading expert on higher ed transformation, and Ryan Craig, a journalist and author specializing in higher education, discuss employers’ current dissatisfaction with traditional higher education models and proposals for how to transform Higher Ed to create workforce readiness and improve Higher Education’s ROI. Craig and McNaughton discuss how and why the current issues developed and why higher ed must adopt a more nimble apprenticeship approach—before it’s too late.

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 123 with Guest Ami Moyal: Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture in Higher Education

Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture in Higher Education:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 123 with Guest Prof. Ami Moyal

In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton, a leading expert on change management in higher education, and Dr. Ami Moyale, president of Afeka, a top engineering college in Israel, discuss the case study of Moya’s profound transformation of his institution’s culture to produce well-rounded engineers who are better prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing high tech workforce. Moya and McNaughton summarize Afeka’s successful implementation of an engineering perspective to identify problems, define solutions, implement solutions through a process of ongoing assessment and change, and leverage change for future growth and development.

The Changing Face of Collegiate Athletics – NCAA, Knight Commission, and Title IX

The Changing Face of Collegiate Athletics – NCAA, Knight Commission, and Title IX:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 121 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Amy Privette Perko

In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Amy Privette Perko discuss what’s happening with collegiate athletics and the key decisions boards and presidents will need to make going forward.

Amy Privette Perko is the CEO of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, an independent group with a legacy of impacting college sports policies to prioritize college athletes’ education, health, safety, and success.

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