Anticipating Changes to Higher Education Policy with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 065

Anticipating Changes to Higher Education Policy with Mike Goldstein | Changing Higher Ed 065

There are two components of this: one where agreement may be found, and one where there will be disagreement. The first is the general acceptance that education—and especially higher education–has to be faster, better and less expensive. However, the second, that higher education needs to be more accessible to people.

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...
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....
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...

Washington Update: University Regulations, COVID-19 Response, and New Stimulus Package with Tom Netting | Changing Higher Ed 051

Federal policymakers are trying to figure out their next steps in relation to higher education in the wake of the pandemic. In addition, these policymakers are continuing in developing and implementing regulations. TEN Government Strategies CEO Tom Netting, a regular...
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...
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...
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 Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

University Governance during Crisis Situations with Dr. Cathy Trower | Changing Higher Ed 040

Dr. Cathy Trower joined CHE to offer her insights in the board’s role during a major crisis, such as the current pandemic. She discusses the importance of a partnership between the president and board chair as well as the communication channels that need to be created...
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...