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Higher Education Leadership

Doing the Right Thing: The 5 C's of Leadership in Higher Education

Dr. Jamie Williamson | Posted 02.16.2015 | College
Dr. Jamie Williamson

As we continue to seek strong leadership for institutions in all sectors of higher education, I believe we should seek people who exemplify these "Five "C's of Leadership."

Taxing the Economic Engine: Higher Education vs. 'The Town'

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.03.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

One impact of the great recession has been resurgence in demand by cities and towns that colleges and universities pay a greater portion of the region's tax bill.

Navigating the Rough, Uncharted Waters Ahead

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The promise of higher education is part of the bedrock upon which the American social contract relies. It is a "courage to lead" moment. Higher education must claim a seat at the table before the intersection of these currents impairs its ability to navigate a reasoned, principled and imaginative future.

Reaching For the Seminal Moment

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

For most of my professional career, I have believed that institutions, more or less, happen upon a seminal moment in their evolution. Indeed, when ap...

Linking Diversity to Work Force Needs

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Despite the evolving interpretation offered by state and federal courts, American higher education as a community remains committed in its support to increase diversity among students.

Survey Says . . . College Presidents Look to the Future

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Gallup, Inc. and the Chronicle of Higher Education released two surveys this month on what college presidents think. The results are fascinating. They speak volumes about the strength and weakness of American higher education leadership.

Finding Students Where They Live

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

In the future, it is likely that the best admissions recruitment strategies will begin with effective use of social media and social media advertising.