Tag: student development
Innovation in student affairs – where do you see it?
I’m looking for examples of innovation in higher education – particularly student affairs/student life – and I need your help. Innovation is a tricky word. Maybe it brings to mind images like Disney’s “house of the future,” sending a rocket to Mars, or Steve Jobs introducing a phone that will revolutionize the mobile phone and…
I should have changed the plan as soon as we got in line. Peter Pan is clearly one of Disneyland’s kids’ rides, but my son looked at the line and said, “no no no.” Being the good parents that we are, we told him he would love it and worked to amp him up for…
Know what you stand for, and make it accessible
What does your organization or department stand for? What do you stand for? Clearly defining our core values is one of the most difficult and most important things we can do. We’re going to make decisions daily. We can either make them with pre-established guidelines that reflect what we truly value, or we can make them…