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College Leadership

Be Sensitive to Others

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 06.12.2015 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

Those running any organization do not have the luxury of dealing with one problem at a time.

HBCUs: Over-Governed and Under-Led

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 06.16.2014 | Education
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

The question is not who is in charge. Rather, it is how well is the university doing in fulfilling its mission.

Scaling Up: Opening College Access to More Students

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

One of the significant problems facing college leaders and policy planners as they work to expand access for students is the range of higher education...

Fearless Leadership in an Uncertain World

Mary Cullinan | Posted 04.22.2013 | College
Mary Cullinan

The Rocky and Bullwinkle model isn't a bad one for higher education in the 21st century: leadership in this volatile environment needs to be more democratic, less hierarchical -- and more fearless.

An Administrator's POV: Who Is Accountable for Student Success?

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

If institutions of higher learning are genuinely committed to increasing student retention and graduation rates, it is essential that they create and sustain a culture of caring, anchored by high expectations and accountability.

The Need to Lead

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 09.18.2012 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

One definition of a college president is that he or she lives in a big house and carries a tin cup to search for money. A more accurate analysis might be that a president has a corporate title working as a 19th century political boss trying to manage a medieval craft guild.