Celebrating the Mavericks: Innovation and Higher Education

While higher education in the 21st century faces a number of challenges, there are a number of innovators changing the sector in a classic American way. Andrew Shean, chief academic officer at National University System Online, looks at five that are leading the way.

Don’t Call it a Scandal

As provost, what is your role during during times of crisis on campus? Gail F. Baker, provost at the University of San Diego, considers this question in the latest post from the Association of Chief Academic Officers.

Developing Deans and Chairs as Leaders

Chief academic officers Kathy E. Johnson and Mary K. Boyd write that the key to transforming the academic enterprise is cultivating a team of capable leaders committed to aligning their program or school with the institution’s mission and priorities.