The demands of the college experience can place significant stress on student-athletes, which can in turn impact their mental heatlh. How can higher education leaders, coaches, and faculty work together to address these challenges?
November 3, 2023
The Action Network for Equitable Wellbeing has created a new survey—available at no cost—to provide colleges and universities with timely and actionable data to adapt and improve institutional norms, structures, and processes so all students can thrive and flourish.
July 28, 2023
As we seek to bring long-overdue inclusion to higher education, it’s time to reimagine the current pipeline to the presidency and eliminate the pitfalls historically marginalized people face. Ashley L. Gray explains how succession planning is a critical part of this process.
June 26, 2023
Burnout is often seen as a personal problem, akin to managing stress. But it’s a workplace problem—which means colleges and universities can play an active role in remedying it.
May 18, 2023
As we await the results of the new American College President Study, two researchers from Colgate University look at how the pathway to the presidency is different for men and women.
March 6, 2023
Capacity building for shared equity leadership is an ongoing investment meant to support and develop a repertoire of knowledge, skills, and dispositions to collectively lead equity-minded change efforts.
January 9, 2023
For 72 million American workers without a college degree, blending education, work, and life can unlock high-paying jobs in the knowledge economy. Louis Soares and Vickie Choitz explore how “work colleges” offer a template for supporting these learners.
December 13, 2022
Taking a leadership role on finding solutions to the climate crisis is an important way universities can remind the public that higher education benefits all of society—not just those who earn a degree, writes CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano.
November 10, 2022
Making progress on narrowing gaps and creating more inclusive and anti-racist campus environments means spreading the work to more faculty, staff, and administrators on campus rather than marginalizing it to one or two offices.
September 15, 2022
As colleges and universities continue to work to transform themselves into more equitable spaces, leaders are grappling with the best ways to address entrenched structural problems. Elizabeth Holcombe and Adrianna Kezar look at the different shared equity leadership models that can help campuses move forward.
June 2, 2022
Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on student wellbeing. One area of particular concern is the impact of the pandemic on non-suicidal self-injury. What can we do to address the increased risk?
May 25, 2022
As higher education institutions move into the post-pandemic era, those with trauma-informed leaders will be better positioned to meet new challenges in creative ways while promoting safe and healthy campus communities, writes Appalachian State’s Jason Lynch.
March 14, 2022