U. Wisconsin opens up leadership courses

By Laura Devaney
August 17th, 2015

Staff from all higher-ed institutions are now eligible.

campus-leadershipGood leadership is vital to the success of any higher education institution, and even more so in times of change.

As campuses nationwide prepare for a new academic year, administrators are operating in a new world. Pressures facing those leaders include a significant drop in the high school population, creating more competition among universities to attract students. At the same time, technology is playing a greater role in curricula.

The University of Wisconsin (UW) System is facing those challenges head-on. This year, for the first time, UW is inviting administrators from across the country to examine their individual leadership styles and to consider how those efforts contribute to the future well-being of higher ed. The UW System has opened its UW Leadership Development Program to the staff of all public and private higher education institutions nationwide.

(Next page: How the leadership program helps administrators react to change)

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