APL nextED Mini-Pod

APL nextED Mini-Pod

Each week academic leaders share insights and perspectives on issues and opportunities facing academic teams. Learn how schools are managing and strategizing for success with your host, APL nextED CEO and Founder, Kathleen Gibson.

Episodes

April 20, 2022 48 min

This week we hear from Ji Seon Lee, Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University and a 2022 APL nextED Women Leading in Academics Award recipient. She will begin her new position as Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs at Fordham University July 1, 2022.


Ji Seon spoke with Kathleen Gibson, APL nextED CEO and Founder, and shared valuable lessons learned this past year, her approach to the transitions ...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod we hear from Janet Randerson, Director of Faculty Development at Colorado Christian University and a 2022 APL nextED Women Leading in Academics Award recipient.


Janet spoke with Kathleen Gibson, APL nextED CEO and Founder and shared valuable lessons learned this past year, her approach to the transitions occurring in higher education, and ways to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of both f...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Dr. Ted Mitchell and Dr. Sherri Hughes of the American Council on Education dive into next gen leadership development strategies and share accessible resources for leaders.


Higher education leadership styles and tactics continue to evolve with new research, reflection, and ever-changing institutional needs. Today’s leaders must have a clear understanding of present challenges and look forward at...

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In this week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Holly Dowling, global keynote speaker and inspirational thought leader, shares her insight on how to overcome daily challenges to be the best and most joyful version of yourself.


Engaging with thought leaders outside of your academic field can be difficult, especially when balancing personal and professional demands. Through her years of work, Holly has developed several ways to help leaders ...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Morgan Johnson, Vice President of Faculty Affairs at the University of Arizona Global Campus, dives into the growth that Centers for Teaching and Learning are experiencing and how this expansion will impact campuses in the future.


How does an institution tie its mission, vision, and other initiatives into the classroom while still providing its students with the best possible education? Restruct...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Dr. Patti Pelletier, the Senior Director of the Learning & Leadership Community at Purdue University Global, provides insights into the resources that the Center for Teaching and Learning provides to the Purdue community. 


COVID-19 sent most campuses into a tailspin, suddenly needing to teach students, faculty and staff how to function in an online learning environment. For campuses like Pur...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod Dr. Jennifer Maney, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Marquette University, shares how she connects faculty with the institution’s mission and how she helps encourage whole-person support within her work.


Building cross-disciplinary relationships between faculty is a continual focus of college and university administrators, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Herzing University President Renée Herzing talks about the ways leadership can support and shepherd both traditional and nontraditional learners along the path towards degree completion. 


How do institutions adapt to ever-changing learner demographics? Herzing University believes part of the key is meeting students where they are. Herzing began serving students in 1965 and launched their online ...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod Dr. Nancy Coleman, Dean of the Division of Continuing Education and University Extension at Harvard University, explains how her team is advocating for impactful and accessible online learning and global classrooms in higher education.


Harvard’s history of providing continuing education dates back more than 100 years, when the Harvard Extension School was founded and began serving women and men i...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod we continue our conversation with Georgia State University Associate Provost Nicolle Parsons-Pollard as she shares ways the University is utilizing data to shape diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.


Data drives many of the policy decisions made throughout institutions. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies are no exception. Georgia State University, a well-known research institut...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, we are joined by Georgia State Associate Provost Nicolle Parsons-Pollard to talk about the current atmosphere of diversity, equity and inclusion within higher education and how COVID-19 impacted DEI initiatives.


COVID-19 flipped a switch within higher education causing many campuses to become vacant and requiring students, staff and faculty to become proficient in Zoom and other forms of virtual...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, we are joined by Professor Mangala Subramaniam for part 2 of her special two-part episode as she continues to speak about her experiences creating support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.


Committee work provides institutions with a way to bring fresh perspectives into ongoing conversations, but what happens when the same faculty are volunteering for every committee? Dr. Mangala S...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Dr. Mangala Subramaniam, Butler Chair and Director at Purdue University, shares her experiences as a professor and administrator advocating and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for faculty, staff, and students in part one of this two-part episode.


Diversity, equity, and inclusion have become hot topics around campuses worldwide. Each institution continually approaches its c...

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This week on the APL nextED Mini-Pod, Georgia Gwinnett College President Jann Joseph shares the importance of creating and implementing an impactful mission and vision in part two of a special two-part series.


Gaining institutional consensus is a critical component to establishing a concrete strategic plan. Faculty, staff, students and administrators must come together to determine the best path forward and document and disseminate...

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In this week's episode, Georgia Gwinnett College President Jann Joseph shares practical ways academic leaders can increase trust and unity on campus.


Changes within higher education institutions often pass through many channels before reaching a final decision. Georgia Gwinnett College President Jann Joseph has emphasized making their decision processes more transparent to create a more cohesive campus community. Dr. Joseph acti...

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​​Whether a faculty member is on-campus, remote, full-time or adjunct, Baker College Provost Jill Langen has made it her mission to keep them in community with one another, learning, and supporting the College’s mission and vision. She and her colleagues have successfully created a culture where faculty and student needs come first.



In this week’s episode, Dr. Jill Langen joins host Kathleen Gibson to detail practical metho...

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Welcome to the first episode of APL nextED Mini-Pod!

Each week academic leaders will share insights and perspectives on the most important issues and opportunities facing academic teams. In today's episode, Chancellor Susan Sciame-Giesecke shares ways she maintains a strong relationship with the faculty at Indiana University Kokomo.

Visit www.aplnexted.com/podcast for additional show notes and information about today's gues...

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