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Creating Conversations Around Bias and Inclusivity

July 10 2019

Universities should serve as places where diverse thought can be explored, analyzed, and understood in terms of its origin and impact. Within this exploration rests a profound commitment to open,...

Diversity & Inclusion: Adopting a Framework to Ground Efforts

June 25 2019

With important but disparate diversity resources spread across our campuses—from human resources to student affairs to the enrollment office to academic affairs—true culture change can only be...

Opportunity and Inclusion: Diversifying the Campus Culture

June 18 2019

The powerful alchemy of issues of access combined with the still-profound realities around diversity and inclusion in our country today presents higher education with one of the most compelling...

Case Study: Marian University's Medical College Transformation

April 17 2019

Marian defines a great Catholic university as one that educates transformational leaders for service to the world. The power of mission, faith, and sense of service to humanity is felt on campus. The...

No Margin, No Mission

April 16 2019

We bear a responsibility to the families and students investing money in their hope for the future to steward their dollars with care. College and university leaders must explicitly, unequivocally...

Dakota Wesleyan University Case Study: Learn Strong Program and High-Relevance Core

March 21 2019

DWU took a different approach to shaping the learning journey of its students, developing a general-education curriculum focused on preparing students for twenty-first century leadership and digital...

Maryville University: an Active-Learning Ecosystem

March 12 2019

Maryville’s Vice President for Integrated Marketing and Communications Marcia Sullivan characterizes their approach to students in the following way: “We are loyal to our students above all history,...

Navigating the Changing Role of Faculty & Learners: Transitioning Physical Spaces & Places

March 5 2019

Consider the incredible explosion of information that the internet and digital technology has wrought. Everyone with a smartphone now carries a library in his or her pocket. We collectively perform...

The Student at the Center: Transforming Learning for the Future

February 26 2019

Photo of Wilson College's Complex for Science, Mathematics, and Technology. Architecture & renovation designs by Credo Design Architects. Full project details here. Think of family members, friends,...

Abandoning Consensus and Reimagining Committees

February 18 2019

In the new university, consensus across stakeholder groups does not precede action, but follows it.

Breaking Down Faculty Barriers

February 11 2019

We believe firmly that everyone, no matter their age or longevity in the academy, can be on the cutting edge of change.