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Is Shared Governance Obsolete or Has it Just Gone Off the Rails-The Change Leader

Is Shared Governance Obsolete or Has It Simply Gone Off the Rails?:

Repairing and Updating Derailed Shared Governance for Effective Collaboration

Higher Education leadership is facing a dilemma in addressing the systemic dysfunctions within shared governance. We explore the challenges and solutions for revitalizing shared governance, offering actionable insights for presidents, boards, and leaders seeking to enhance institutional effectiveness.

We outline the necessity of redefining roles, responsibilities, and accountability mechanisms through the RACI model to ensure clarity and efficiency in decision-making. By embracing a structured approach to realign shared governance with its original intent, leaders are equipped to navigate the complexities of modern higher education, fostering a collaborative environment that is responsive to change and committed to academic excellence.

Discover the pathway to transforming shared governance into a dynamic, accountable, and transparent system that supports institutional goals and academic integrity.

Higher Ed Braces for Impact of Third-Party Service Regulation Expansion Changing Higher Ed Podcast 149 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Mike Goldstein

Higher Ed Braces for Impact of Third-Party Service Regulation Expansion:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 149 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Mike Goldstein

A recent Dear Colleague letter that addresses the Department of Education’s upcoming expansion of a third-party service regulation will likely impact nearly all higher ed institutions that contract with a vendor to use their services and programs. The original rule was designed to monitor contracted companies that provide colleges and universities with services to manage various aspects of Federal Student Aid.
In his latest podcast episode, Dr. Drumm McNaughton discusses the recent Dear Colleague letter and the upcoming regulation expansion with Michael Goldstein, Managing Director of Tyton Partners’ Center for Higher Education Transformation.

How Innovation and Shared Governance Influence Turnaround Success

How Innovation and Shared Governance Influence Turnaround Success:

The National Louis University Story

Successfully reinventing a college or university into a truly innovative school after cutting a significant portion of programs sounds near impossible. However, the experiences at National Louis University (NLU), a four-campus private institution in Chicago, proved that presidents and other decision-makers can turn around an institution without having the complete buy-in of faculty and staff. 

Alignment Issues in Higher Ed Governance and Governing Boards

Alignment Issues in Higher Ed Governance and Governing Boards:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 128 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Dr. John A. White

In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Dr. John A. White, discuss changes in higher ed governance and governing boards, and strategies for aligning trustees with the CEO’s strategic mission and strategies. Their experience is both higher education and corporate; this is important as higher education governance is becoming more and more like that of corporate governance.

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.

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