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Celebrating Women And Gender-Diverse Learners & Leaders

February 28 2024

March is WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH! We invite you to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day with us by amplifying voices and acting in service with women and gender-diverse people.

Radical Self-Care For Higher Education Leaders

February 21 2024

by Narketta Sparkman-Key, Ph.D. Dr. Narketta Sparkman-Key is Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Global Affairs and Professor of Learning, Technology & Leadership Education at James Madison...

ACA & Credo Launch National Rural Higher Education Leadership Development Partnership

February 14 2024

Credo and the Appalachian College Association (ACA) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to help build the leadership bench within rural higher education across the country. This...

Leading With Hope: Celebrating Leadership In Higher Education

January 29 2024

Each year during the Council of Independent Colleges Presidents Institute, Credo hosts a dinner to celebrate the work being done across the campuses we work with throughout the year. This year, Credo...

Dr. Barbara Farley, Illinois College President, to Receive Credo’s 2024 Courageous Leadership Award

December 14 2023

Illinois College President, Dr. Barbara Farley, to Receive Credo’s 2024 Courageous Leadership Award

AAC&U and Credo Partner to Support Women Leaders in Higher Education

January 3 2023

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and Credo are thrilled to announce the expansion of the long-running Credo Women in Leadership Initiative (CWLI) to leaders across the...

5 Tips To Ensure Your Strategic Plan Stays On Track 

December 1 2022

The hardest thing about strategic planning isn’t creating the plan, it’s implementing it. But we’ve got good news: there are steps you can take during the planning process to ensure that your...

Measuring Your Strategic Plan With Key Performance Indicators

November 3 2022

Measurement is an essential element of strategic planning because it offers a declaration of intent: This is where we’re going as an organization, and here’s how we’ll know when we get there.

Dr. Burton Webb To Receive 10th Annual Courageous Leadership Award

November 2 2022

Credo is excited to announce Dr. Burton Webb, president of the University of Pikeville, as the 10th Annual Courageous Leadership Award recipient. Awarded at Credo's annual appreciation dinner at the...

Improving Board Engagement with Strategic Planning

October 20 2022

The central purpose of today’s boards doesn’t differ much from what it’s been in the past. Board members are stewards of an organization’s mission and vision, tasked with ensuring that the college,...

4 Ingredients for Seeding Sustainable Change in Your Organization

October 5 2022

Wherever there’s smoke, there’s fire—and whenever an organization embarks on a strategic plan, there’s bound to be change. In many cases, organizational change is approached in a heavy-handed way,...