Lead & Govern Blog
The first case of coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed on January 20, 2020. In less than two months, the virus was declared a pandemic and led to the shuttering of schools, businesses, libraries and other gathering spaces throughout the country and the world.
For those who have been in higher education long-term, calls for change are not unusual. But data show that most seasoned leaders learned to lead during an era of significant growth in student enrollments.
Certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded by institutions at the same rate as bachelor degrees, with half of students taking undergraduate coursework doing so while enrolled in associate’s degrees and certificate programs.
The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education recently held its Opening Symposium in Washington, D.C., for the Class of 2020.
Presidents are being looked to for more and different leadership as they guide their college or university through uncertain and often uncomfortable times.
A key component of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance is to prepare participants to be data-informed leaders. Participants learn about a range of ways in which universities are becoming smarter in using data, ranging from the use of predictive analytics to support student success to understanding external pressures confronting academia.