Is higher education leadership changing? Here are 3 warning signs

As technological transformations and new student demands challenge higher education's legacy operations, these leaders are pushing for transformative—and perhaps controversial—change. 

President’s corner: How John Nicklow keeps ‘Florida’s STEM University’ nimble in changing times

"A strategic plan is somewhat useless today," Florida Institute of Technology President John Nicklow says. "Our industry partners are changing rapidly, so our plan better as well."

Today’s strategic planning: Backward design to move an institution forward

Forward-thinking institutional leaders should take inspiration from their faculty colleagues and embrace the backward design we more often see in syllabus writing to create an engaging, transparent and accessible process for strategic planning.

President moves: 2 decade-plus leaders step back after a job well done

Plus, one former policy leader walks into D.C.'s American University following a highly accomplished tenure at James Madison University.

To what extent is this chancellor’s First Amendment rights protected? Experts weigh in

Former University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow has been let go of his duties as chancellors after the academic community discovered pornographic content online featuring him and his wife. Gow and his wife accuse the university of violating his free speech.

Is fear over antisemitism the latest blow to America’s confidence in higher ed?

A survey conducted last week by U.S. News & World Report and The Harris Poll found 58% of Americans believe that university leaders are failing students today.

UPenn leadership destabilized after president, board chair resign

President Liz Magill faced mounting external pressure to step down due to her failure to convincingly denounce antisemitism before Congress last week.

Here are 5 ways leaders can implement AI at the highest rungs of an institution

A new report from Complete College America outlines how AI can be implemented in a governed framework with viable checks and balances to ensure its responsible use and maximized potential.

President moves: 2 leaders’ last dances and a search committee stuck in the mud

The end of this academic year will mark the end of President Peter Salovey's time at the helm of Yale University. He will return as a full-time faculty member.

President’s corner: Trust is the bedrock of progress at High Point University

As HPU grapples with higher ed's affordability and A.I.'s potential for bad actors, Nido Qubein steadies his community with a golden rule.

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