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Changing Higher Ed Podcast 196 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Paul Weiss – A Win-Win Partnership for Universities and Older Adults- Engage Seniors, Enrich Your Community

A Win-Win Partnership for Universities and Older Adults: Engage Seniors, Enrich Your Community:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 196 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Paul Weiss

Discover the untapped potential of engaging seniors in higher education in our latest episode. We spotlight the Oasis Institute’s pivotal role in fostering lifelong learning, health, and civic engagement, and its dynamic collaborations with universities.

Learn about the multiple benefits that are enriching educational experiences for seniors and injecting fresh perspectives into the academic realm.

This conversation offers a glimpse into how these partnerships bridge generational divides, catalyze community enrichment, improve civic and philanthropic engagement, and bolster university research.

You’ll hear innovative strategies that leverage the wisdom and experience of older adults, revealing a path to a more inclusive, vibrant educational ecosystem.

Listen to the podcast, read the extended show summary, or read the transcript for an enriching discourse on the symbiotic relationship between higher education and senior engagement.

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.

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