A CIO describes how leadership can be effective in managing academic governance in a timely manner.
A question that I’m asked in almost every interview is how I handled the transition from being an entrepreneur to working at a small liberal arts college.
Implied is the question: “how did you bear the excruciatingly slow pace of higher-ed governance, when you used to work in fast-paced ‘internet time?’”
There’s a “bumper sticker” answer, and there’s the real answer.
The bumper sticker answer is that the pace of higher-ed decision making allows the ball to slow down so you can see it...