Host of Student Affairs Live
Director of Student Centers, University of Delaware
Tony Doody has over 25 years of practical experience and oversight in senior leadership positions within the Higher Education industry in the areas of Facilities Management, New Student Orientation, Recreation, Parent and Family Programs, Leadership and Training, Marketing and Communications, Adult Learning, and Major Events and Programs.
Over the last six years, Tony has presented at over thirty universities and national conferences on topics of innovation, digital leadership, technology, and unconventional leadership. He received the Diamond Honoree Award from the ACPA Foundation, the highest honor of the American College Personnel Association, recognizing transformative contributions to the field (2017) and earned NASPA's 2017 Technology Emerging Practice Award.
In addition, Tony has worked over 20 years as a consultant in the areas of executive coaching, leadership development, presentation skills, risk-taking, innovation, social media, conflict resolution, and team cohesiveness. Past clients include J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vistakon, Navigant, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, United Way, Merrill Lynch, Tumi International, and Aventis Pharmaceuticals.
Join past Student Affairs Live hosts Heather Shea and Ed Cabellon as they reflect back on learning, experiences, and stories as former hosts. We’ll also explore the current state of student affairs and predictions on where we’re heading as a profession.
What is leadership education and what can we build in students now that will serve them well when facing the unknown challenges of the future? What does leadership look like in a digital environment? What is socially just leadership education and why is it important? How do we increase capacity and affordability to provide leadership […]
TRANSCRIPT OF EPISODE PDF It is estimated that esports will outpace traditional sports by the year 2022. Scholarships, academic majors, studios, arenas, competitions, and broadcast opportunities are appearing on an increasing number of college campuses. Why should we care? Who should organize? How do esports fit within the academic mission of the university? What research […]
On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Tony Doody talks with Cara White, Kaila Messerli, and Lauren Kuski to explore late night program success stories and share strategies to ensure diverse, accessible and inclusive programs. Other topics include: low cost programming ideas, campus collaborations, measuring success, marketing efforts, and infusing innovation. Please contribute to […]
Politics, debates and other timely issues are likely to spark controversy and divide public opinion on our respective campuses. How can we encourage students to engage in these conversations with courage, civility, and respect? What role does family, media, pop culture, campus culture, and social media play in forming our truth and beliefs? Are we […]
What type posts generated the most engagement? What do members identify as positive and negative aspects of belonging to digital communities? What does “community” look like in an online space? On this episode of Higher Ed Live, Tony Doody interviews Paul William Eaton (Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University), Josie Ahlquist (Research associate […]
What are the hot trends and issues in Student Centers today? How do you best blend technology, aesthetics, amenities, and a sense of institutional pride into community spaces that cater to the needs of modern-day students? How can intentional student center design lead to better learning and engagement on campus? What are the biggest challenges facing […]
Join the conversation with, Sara Goldrick-Rab, author of Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream as she shares research, issues, and strategies that affect affordability and student success. Please contribute to the conversation by emailing questions before the show to firstname.lastname@example.org or by tweeting live during the show using the […]
During the January 17 episode, host Tony Doody, Senior Director of Student Engagement at Rutgers University, spoke about the latest research and best practices in campus wellbeing with Dr. George Brown, Assistant Vice Provost in the Office for Student Affairs at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Pam Watts, NIRSA Executive Director; and Chris Wise, Assistant Vice President for Student […]
On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Tony Doody talks with Beth Bagwell (Executive Director of the International Town & Gown Association), Dilnavaz Cama (Department Manager for Student Life’s Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services at The Ohio State University), and Emily Allen (Senior City Planner for Neighborhoods for the City of Fort Collins), to explore trends, benefits, and […]
On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Tony Doody talks with Dallin George Young (Assistant Director for Research, Grants, and Assessment at the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition) and Mark Allen Poisel (Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock) to explore the latest […]
On this episode we’ll share best practices for meaningful and sustainable organizational change and learn strategies you can implement immediately to move the needle in your organization. Blending research and real-life experience, we’ll explore questions such as: What are some common barriers and mistakes made in organizational change and planning efforts? Who is best equipped […]
Even well intentioned people can possess bias. Though studies have shown explicit expressions of biased beliefs and attitudes have declined significantly over the past few decades, measures of implicit bias remain persistently high. On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Tony Doody speaks with Zaneta Rago-Craft, Yoshiko Harden, and Lena Tenney to better understand where, how and when […]
While university campuses are typically seen as a safe haven for students, crises are bound to occur. What gets in the way of effective crisis communication and management at many universities? How has crisis management changed over the last decade? What some some trends and issues that have affected how we respond to crisis? What are some components […]
What are the hot trends and issues in Career Development today? What are some new and interesting ways that data and technology are being incorporated into career development practice? What are the biggest challenges facing employers and career development professionals?What competencies are employers seeking that they weren’t 10 years ago? What partnerships should career services […]
High-Impact Practices (HIPs) have been shown to increase rates of retention and student engagement and have the potential to shape campus culture and compensate for deficiencies in academic preparation. This episode will explore how to incorporate high-quality HIP’s into programs inside and outside of the classroom and answer the following questions: What are common characteristics and examples of HIPs? […]