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Awaken Your Inner Motivational Speaker

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Standing at the front of an audience-filled room with two minutes until I present the findings of my most recent research on how women leaders in higher education construct an active voice and lead for change, I am mildly nervous.  I am nervous because I hope to captivate and excite the audience and, following lunch with a keynote address can make that …even more of a challenge.  

In Defense of Higher Education

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“The American public and senior administrators at U.S. colleges and universities overwhelmingly agree that higher education is in crisis, according to a new poll, but they fundamentally disagree over how to fix it and even what the main purpose of higher education is.” So begins a recent article in Time’s aptly named series “Reinventing Higher Education” – a collection of pieces that encapsulates a recent consensus of the mainstream press and American public...