This month, Managing Principal Dr. Rod McDavis and George Washington University Provost and EVP Dr. M. Brian Blake discuss the technological innovations that have allowed the campus to stay connected both on an academic and a personal level, as well as the skills needed to pivot and adapt when faced with obstacles during the first year on a new campus, especially during a pandemic.
AGB Search executive consultant Sally Mason and University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel discuss the challenges and opportunities of completing a first year of presidency during significant world events, from managing the pandemic on campus to the Black Lives Matter movement.
In the face of coronavirus, leaders are having to revisit their plans for getting back on solid ground while coping with compounded loss and expense.
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.