Event Title

Leadership in Higher Education: Training Our Students, Training Ourselves

Speaker's Credentials

Dr. Lynn M. Gangone is dean of Colorado Women's College, University of Denver and associate clinical professor of higher education. CWC is an undergraduate college that empowers women to be bold leaders in the communities where they live, work, and engage. She is a nationally known expert on leadership in higher education and serves on the faculties of several national leadership institutes, including APTA's Emerging Leaders Institute. Her most recent publications include a chapter in Women and leadership in higher education (2014), chapter in Rethinking leadership in a complex, multicultural, and global environment (2009), and an article in Journal About Women in Higher Education (2008), as well as thought pieces in The Shriver Report (2013) among others. Her media mentions include Rocky Mountain PBS as a pay equity expert, USA Today regarding the appointment of Janet Yellen, and The Denver Post for the Benchmarking Women's Leadership in the US report. She recently delivered her first TED talk at TEDxMileHigh in June 2014. Dr. Gangone holds an EdD and MED from Columbia University; and MS and CAS from State University of New York at Albany; a BA from The College of New Rochelle; and has certifications from the Harvard University Institute for Educational Management (2010) and Trustee Leadership Development (1995).

Location

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Format

Keynote

Start Date

24-1-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

24-1-2015 9:50 AM

Abstract

Disruptive innovation . . . shifting demographics . . . declining affordability . . . increased competition . . . information ubiquity . . . enrollment roller coasters . . . the post-traditional student . . . competency-based education . . . shrinking financial aid . . . online v. on-ground . . . non-profit v. for-profit . . . these topics and others like them define the turbulence of 21st century higher education. As women and men consider leading in higher education, from wherever we serve, what do we do to remain engaged and effective leaders? How do we understand the complexity of higher education and work within systems that change daily? As we move up and through college and university environments, how do we navigate change for ourselves, and others, and provide leadership in these turbulent times? In this keynote address the many forces impacting contemporary higher education will be identified and discussed. Perspectives on managing change and providing leadership in turbulent environments will be identified, and specific strategies to evaluate your own capacity for managing change and leading within your department, your university, and your profession will be addressed.

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Jan 24th, 9:00 AM Jan 24th, 9:50 AM

Leadership in Higher Education: Training Our Students, Training Ourselves

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Disruptive innovation . . . shifting demographics . . . declining affordability . . . increased competition . . . information ubiquity . . . enrollment roller coasters . . . the post-traditional student . . . competency-based education . . . shrinking financial aid . . . online v. on-ground . . . non-profit v. for-profit . . . these topics and others like them define the turbulence of 21st century higher education. As women and men consider leading in higher education, from wherever we serve, what do we do to remain engaged and effective leaders? How do we understand the complexity of higher education and work within systems that change daily? As we move up and through college and university environments, how do we navigate change for ourselves, and others, and provide leadership in these turbulent times? In this keynote address the many forces impacting contemporary higher education will be identified and discussed. Perspectives on managing change and providing leadership in turbulent environments will be identified, and specific strategies to evaluate your own capacity for managing change and leading within your department, your university, and your profession will be addressed.