Feedback as a Faculty (Re)Engagement Strategy 

Both affirmative and constructive one-on-one feedback are critical to faculty talent development.  Feedback that is appropriate for the career level (assistant, associate, professor) provides clarity, direction, goal alignment and motivation, all of which are required to successfully navigate today’s higher education landscape filled with complexity and uncertainty. Feedback, when delivered effectively, can promote creativity, productivity, learning […]

Recognizing and Celebrating Faculty and Staff:  A Panel Conversation

Faculty and staff morale is at an all-time low across most institutions in higher education, and this puts your department or unit at risk of increasing levels of burnout, decreased productivity and, ultimately, higher turnover. One way you can start to make a difference is by fostering a work environment where praise, appreciation, and gratitude […]

Navigating the New Reality of Mergers, Acquisitions, and Closures in Higher Education

Mergers, acquisitions, and closures are a reality for a large number of colleges and universities as the landscape of higher education continues to change. Colleges are seeking to be more competitive than ever. However, successful mergers/acquisitions cannot be only about survival or fixing bad economics; the resulting institution must be stronger as a result. Otherwise, […]

Last Leader Standing: How to Thrive as the Team’s Only Experienced Leader

The rapid pace of leadership transitions in higher education has many leaders finding themselves in a unique situation as the last leader standing. How can you use your institutional knowledge and experience to develop your personal strategy during the transition, while also working to support the team as they welcome their new members and leaders? […]

ChatGPT and Beyond: Artificial Intelligence

Are you curious about the potential of artificial intelligence and how it may shape the future of work and higher education as a whole? Join us for a free webcast discussion to learn about ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence tools that have the potential to revolutionize higher education. You’ll gain insights from experts in the […]

Defining the Impact of the Metaverse in Higher Education

Are you curious about the potential of virtual reality and how it may shape the future of education and work? Join us for a free webinar discussion to learn about the metaverse and its potential to revolutionize higher education. You’ll gain insights from experts in the field who are navigating the metaverse firsthand and also […]

Strategies to Create a Positive Approach to Work: From Hiring to Retention

Staff retention and turnover has been top-of-mind for many institutions as the higher education workforce follows the broader trend known as the Great Resignation. According to CUPA-HR’s 2022 survey, more than half of college employees report that they will likely leave their jobs in the next year. And although 75% believe their work has purpose, […]

Strategies to Enhance Staff Well-being

The need for work/life balance and the mitigation of burnout among staff is at an all-time high. A recent LinkedIn poll by HireEd Careers indicated that 81% of higher ed employees feel overworked because there are not enough people in their unit to complete all of the necessary tasks. At a point where employees cannot work any […]