In a quest to connect with students, Ursuline College President Sister Diana Stano moved into a newly built dorm on campus. Her journal gives a glimpse into the way students experience dorms today.
Presidential transitions are challenging for everyone--the new campus leader and the staff. Regardless of the challenge, the more that can be done to establish a sense of common purpose, trust, and understanding, the smoother the transition.
Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters, the ongoing threats of terrorism, and the auditing profession's increased emphasis on business continuity planning have captured the attention of higher education executives.
What would you do if you knew that following your own convictions could result in a barrage of bad press, possible loss of your hard-earned career, and even death threats?
It's one of the questions HR execs ask themselves everyday: "Are we using our human resources information services solution the way we should be, and doing everything we need to do to meet the needs of our employees?"
There are seven commonalities for the creation of a successful brand strategy and campaign. These commonalities include:
A widely felt need
A clear goal in mind
A common language
A solid research foundation
Engagement at every opportunity
A sustainable budget
Last year, Catie Lasley, age 29, became the first in her family to purchase a house. Throughout her childhood, her parents had always rented apartments. While attending college, she lived in a dorm. Even after she was married, she and her husband rented an apartment.