This week we welcome guest blogger Dr. Jeremiah Nelson. Dr. Jeremiah Nelson teaches Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Practice in Higher Education in Bay Path’s Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Studies (HELOS) doctoral program. He serves as Director of MBA Enrollment Management at Wake Forest University School of Business and President of NAGAP, the Association for Graduate … Continue reading Reflections of an Adjunct
Change is difficult. We become socialized in how “we” do things, and it’s hard to let go of ways of working, especially if the new ways are still under development. Such is the case for higher education as we adapt to teaching and learning during a pandemic. Crises have a way of forcing us to … Continue reading Transforming Organizations Through Bold Strokes and Emerging Strides
This week we are excited to welcome Ken Anselment as our guest blogger at IngenioUs. Ken is the Dan Saracino Chair of Enrollment Management at RHB and the Vice President for Enrollment and Communications at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. RHB helps great causes succeed by designing strategies to maximize student lifetime value, a manifestation … Continue reading When Will We Return to Normal?
By Dr. William Massy We are pleased to welcome higher education financing and strategy consultant, Dr. William Massy as our guest blogger this week. Dr. Massy has been active as a professor, author, consultant, and university administrator for more than forty years. He holds emeritus professor status at Stanford University where he also served in a number of administrative roles including … Continue reading Money Problems? Look to Your Academic Portfolios.
Leading in the midst of any kind of sustained crisis is risky business. Most crises involve at least two distinct phases. And the work needing to be done in each is distinctly different. For example, during the crisis phase (which is essentially what many colleges and universities have been experiencing since March) our priority is … Continue reading Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons #2: Practice Adaptive Leadership
Ten Ways to Know What Students Want We are pleased to welcome Gray Associates CEO and Founder, Robert Gray Atkins as our guest blogger this week. To hear more of his insights about data-informed decision making, check out this week’s episode of the IngenioUs podcast here. Since the end of the Great Recession, higher education … Continue reading The Path Towards Academic Program Profitability
By Guest Blogger: Jeremiah Nelson, Ph.D. Dr. Jeremiah Nelson teaches Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Practice in Higher Education in Bay Path's Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Studies (HELOS) doctoral program. He serves as Director of MBA Enrollment Management at Wake Forest University School of Business and President of NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management. A … Continue reading The Paradox of Innovation Management
If history is any indication, crises spur innovation. For example, the great Renaissance was borne out of the Black Death, a time in which a third of Europe’s population died. Historians have written that the horrors of the Black Death disease eventually led to a period of creative adaptation and the development of medical science … Continue reading Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons: #1 Plan Now for a Post-Pandemic Future
According to recent studies, there is a shortage of qualified academic leaders willing to step up into senior leadership roles on college campuses these days. Even more alarming are the reports about the uptick in ever more short-lived senior leader stints. For many top leaders, a desire to exercise one’s creative juices--to have an impact--is … Continue reading Overcoming Obstacles to Innovation and Change and How to Respond
In my last post, I introduced some ideas for cultivating the synergy that fosters creative thinking and new ideas. Particularly in academic organizations, we sometimes block our potential for creative thinking by not challenging those ‘unwritten rules’ or ‘sacred traditions’ that keep us tethered to outmoded beliefs and ways of doing things that no longer … Continue reading Cultivating Creativity when Times are Tough—Part II