Host of Student Affairs Live
Director of Student Life, Rutgers University
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, Parent and Family Programs, Leadership and Training, Marketing and Communications, Adult Learning, and Major Events and Programs. He currently serves as the Senior Director of Student Engagement at Rutgers University.
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, United Way, Merrill Lynch, Tumi, and Aventis Pharmaceuticals.
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? […]
A growing body of research from a variety of disciplines indicates that the widespread use of digital technology – including computers, the internet, video games, and smart phones – has a measurable, negative impact on the development and adaptation of the human brain, resulting in significant changes in our sleep, mood, concentration, memory and learning, […]
About the Session Tuesday, March 28, 2017 4:45PM-6:00PM Batelle Grand Greater Columbus Convention Center Higher Ed Live: Contested Issues Recording: watch.higheredlive.com Join Student Affairs Live co-hosts Heather Shea and Tony Doody as they moderate six fast-paced, eight minute, one-on-one debates between legendary thought leaders in student affairs. Learn more about each thought leader here. The session […]
There are a plethora of degrees, scholarly articles, self-improvement books, trainings, workshops, and conferences available to leaders today. With all this educational material, there is certainly knowledge to be gained through formalized study, yet, these pursuits often fail to capture the nuances and challenges of day-to-day leadership. Join our guests as they share practical lessons, strategies, and tips they’ve learned on […]
Do you have an aspiration for writing but don’t know where to start or how to submit? Are you looking for tips on content and writing style? Do you want to learn how to best stand out and distinguish yourself from other articles and submissions? Learn the joys and challenges of writing by joining this esteemed panel of editors as […]
ABOUT THE SESSION Thursday, December 15, 2016 DELAYED TIL 11:30am – 12:15pm Higher Ed Live: Contested Issues Streaming Live: watch.higheredlive.com Join Student Affairs Live co-hosts Heather Shea Gasser and Tony Doody as they moderate four fast-paced, eight minute, one-on-one debates between thought leaders in student affairs. The session will explore controversial topics in higher education and […]
On this episode of SA Live, host Tony Doody interviews Ed Cabellon and Josie Ahlquist about their recently co-authored book, “Engaging the Digital Generation.” Guaranteed to be entertaining and informative, Ed and Josie blend years of research, theory and practice to offer up practical advice and insight for Student Affairs professionals at every level. Topics […]
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 and respect? What role does family, media, pop culture, campus culture, and social media play in forming our truth and beliefs? Are we obligated in our role as educators to set […]
Often the unsung heroes in an organization, mid-level professionals have unique challenges, and opportunities that create a need for continuous learning and growth. How can one transition from a “specialist” to a leader of a cross functional team? What factors affect mid-level longevity and career satisfaction? How can one effectively lead from the middle? […]
What does “telling our story” really mean? How can we collect meaningful data on marketing effectiveness and determine how to best allocate scarce resources of time and money? What are some current models for organizing a progressive and comprehensive Student Affairs marketing team? What are some proven and concrete strategies for reaching students and […]
What are the hot trends and issues in Student Activities today? What are strategies we can employ to ensure programs are diverse, accessible and inclusive? What separates an average from an unforgettable student experience? Is participation in Student Activities programs linked to retention and student satisfaction? What are some innovative ways that departments can […]
What are some strategies for establishing a culture of assessment and a systematic process of inquiry? What are methods beyond the traditional survey that we can employ to improve student learning and better serve our students? How can we creatively aggregate data and share our story with university stakeholders? How can we raise the bar in assessment education and skill […]