As the pandemic enters its second year, what’s on the minds of college and university presidents?
Higher Education Leadership
COVID-19 has exacerbated systemic and institutional barriers to equity, leaving some students struggling to afford college or facing mounting debt burdens.
COVID-19 has exacerbated systemic and institutional impediments that underlie equity disparities on campus, and higher education institutions are taking steps to support incoming and current students.
With the 2020–21 academic year underway, the American Council on Education (ACE) is examining how institutions are responding to the pandemic.
Looking beyond the pandemic, higher education institutions are evaluating what may need to change in their operating models.
Women of color presidents and chancellors describe how their race and gender has affected their careers and suggest ways to diversify the college presidency.
Many employers have sought to eradicate behaviors associated with explicit bias. But implicit, or unconscious, bias still has a profound effect on organizational leaders.
The breadth of initiatives led by the Hesburgh Award winners reveals the variety and complexity of higher education institutions.
The decision to consolidate or merge higher education institutions is never easy, and the process is nearly always painful and costly. But given the potential benefits, and current fiscal realities, leaders need to consider mergers in their long-term strategic plans.