On this episode of the Most Interesting People in Higher Education, we are honored to be joined by the president of Benedict College, the magnificent Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis. Dr. Artis is one of the most impressive people you will ever meet, having won dozens of awards and twice being the first female president of a university. Dr. Artis begins by discussing her educational roots at an HBCU. She shares the challenges
What exactly does it mean to be the Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer at UC Berkeley? We wanted to find out, so we invited Rich Lyons to give us the scoop. Rich discusses the exciting initiatives he’s involved in at Berkeley, including a bio-enginuity incubator, a research infrastructure commons, and the “Changemaker” course.
Joshua Kim and Edward Maloney are arguably online higher ed’s most iconic duo. The co-authors of “Learning Innovation and The Future of Higher Education” join Lee for Episode 5 of The Most Interesting People in Higher Ed to share their unique perspectives on online higher ed: what’s shaped its evolution, the challenges it faces today, and the expansive opportunities that lie ahead (plus, some high-quality banter).
What does it mean to leave a great legacy behind? Rich Helldobler, President of William Paterson University, has some ideas. Rich delves into his story, his education and the mentors that helped him find his passion in theatre and dance.
We’re joined by Dr. Sevin Yeltekin, the Dean of the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. Dr. Yeltekin discusses her upbringing in Istanbul, her ideas around cryptocurrency as a leading researcher in the field, and her time at Carnegie Mellon University as a professor of Economics and a senior associate dean at the Tepper School of Business.
Lee and Paul Quinn College’s President Dr. Michael Sorrell discuss what great leadership looks like and why Paul Quinn College was the perfect place for Dr. Sorrell to thrive. Dr. Sorrell tells Lee about the first time he wanted to be a college president and the series of events leading up to his decision, 14 years ago, to lead an institution in need.
For our first episode, we're joined by the Dean from the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, home to some of the nation’s top-ranked programs including Physical Therapy (#1), Occupational Therapy (#3), Speech-Language Pathology (#3) and Audiology (#7), Dr. Tony Delitto. Lee's conversation with Dr. Delitto starts around the time of high school graduation.
Data reveals that online learners consistently and increasingly prefer to study at local institutions.
It's not easy to go online, and it's especially challenging in a crisis situation. Online higher education experts from Noodle Partners and the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine co-hosted an interactive webinar week to help prepare university faculty and leadership for a swift online move.
Noodle Partners and the American Council on Education (ACE) are unveiling “ACE Engage” next week, a first-of-its-kind online professional learning platform designed to encourage collaboration and community amongst higher education professionals.
Lowering the cost of higher ed through the strategic use of technology was the central theme of the discussion-- a goal that Katzman believes can be achieved by thinking carefully about how to lower the administrative costs associated with online programs.