The end of the academic year on many campuses marks the end of a “performance evaluation period” for college and university staff members. On many campuses, supervisors across divisions of student affairs are meeting with their direct reports, reviewing self-evaluations, conducting 360 degree evaluations, and generally assessing performance. How and why we conduct this annual […]
Opportunities to reflect come in many forms. Some present in challenging ways such as loss of a mentor, an arbitrary job firing, being an internal candidate who is not interviewed/hired, and addressing professional ethical dilemmas. The art of responding in these situations is being able to continue meeting the demands of the campus and home […]
Wednesday, November 5th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive If student affairs divisions were to reframe disability from a medical/deficit model to an inclusive social action/identity model, how would that impact the development of services and programs? Further, can student affairs provide leadership in challenging the prevalence of ableist messages that result […]
Wednesday, October 8th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On Friday, September 20, 2014, President Obama and Vice President Biden announced the launch of a national campaign against sexual assault on college campuses. #ItsOnUs, the campaign title, hashtag, and slogan, is an open invitation to everyone to take personal responsibility for creating solutions to […]
Wednesday, August 6th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Across the United States this fall, colleges and universities are enrolling the largest ever incoming cohort of international students. This number has grown steadily over the past seven years, according to the 2013 Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education. The largest […]
Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive While nearly all states in the U.S. now have anti-hazing legislation and most campuses have adopted policies prohibiting hazing, it is still too common especially within fraternities and sororities. While there is a lot of evidence to prove that Greek-letter organizations provide positive […]
Wednesday, July 9th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive New student orientation season is in full swing on many college and university campuses. While the average age of college-going adults is no longer 18-22, many of our residential/traditional campuses still primarily serve this population… and their parents/guardians. Transition from high school to college […]
Wednesday, May 21 at 1:00pm EDT Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Across the spectrum, Student Affairs professionals are doing more with less which has made the focus on advancement within Student Affairs all the more important. Beyond that, our students have an amazing stories that deserves to be shared and supported which […]
As orientation time approaches, do you have a social media strategy in place? Hear from three experts in the field about how they reach out to engage incoming students and parents before, during and after orientation.
Wednesday, February 19 at 1:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google+ Hangout On-Air Conversation: #HigherEdLive Host Chris Butler is joined by Alison Cross, Assoc. Director, Virginia Tech Rec Sports, Dr. Sherry Benton, Director of Counseling and David Bowles, Director of Recreation at University of Florida. Join as they discuss creating unique partnerships to foster student success.
Wednesday, January 22 at 1:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google+ Hangout On-Air Conversation: #HigherEdLive Fitness seems to be on everyones mind this time of year but how do we create a culture of health and wellness on campus throughout the year? Host, Chris Butler, will be joined by fitness and wellness professionals working in higher education […]
Wednesday, January 8th at 1:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive As we begin the new year and enter conference/job search season in student affairs, please join me and my esteemed panel of colleagues to discuss how to make the most of your new role in 2014. Our show will broadcast via Google Plus […]
Wednesday, December 11th at 12:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #SAlive Please join me for the last Student Affairs Live show of 2013, via Google Plus On-Air Hangouts discussing “The Power of Networks” with an esteemed panel of colleagues including Cindy Kane, Director of Student Involvement and Leadership at Bridgewater State University; Mike Severy, Director of Student Involvement […]
Wednesday, December 4th at 12:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #SAlive This episode of Student Affairs Live focused on “Social Good” and the ways that Student Affairs professionals could make positive impacts on a variety of social issues both on and off campus. This was a very special show for two reasons…
Wednesday, May 22nd at 12:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #SAlive This week on Student Affairs Live, special guest host Chris Conzen from Suffolk County Community College will be facilitating a conversation on Careers at Community Colleges with Dr. John Laws, Vice Chancellor for Ivy Tech Community College; Dr. Susan Gardner, Vice President for Student Services at Kanawha Valley […]