Category Archives: Leadership

Musings of a Not So New Professional…

I am just staring my seventh year of full-time employment within higher education. Two of those were prior to completing my graduate studies, so if we throw them out, we are talking four full years and kicking off my fifth. … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Ed, Leadership, Personal, Professional Development, Student Affairs | Leave a comment

Possessive Pronouns…

The words “I” and “me” seem to be replacing “we” and “us.”  As I scroll through Facebook posts of friends, colleagues, and students, people seem to focus more attention on themselves and less on others around them or the collective. … Continue reading

Posted in F/S Life, Higher Ed, Leadership, Personal, Student Affairs, Student Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Teaching Leadership Pt. 1 & 2

The Commission for Student Involvement hosted two webcasts on Teaching Leadership in the past few weeks.  Below are some of the highlighted tweets and posts from Twitter during the sessions. Mentioned today on a #csieseries webinar: Ken Bain’s book: http://t.co/5LAumwUrjDContinue reading

Posted in Higher Ed, Leadership, Professional Development, Student Affairs, Student Development | Leave a comment

Generating Shared Knowledge…

I am doing a little experiment. I am not sure where it will go or what it will lead to. It is exciting to try something that might fail. To take a risk.  Worse case scenario, I am right back … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Higher Ed, Leadership, Personal, Professional Development, Student Affairs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AFLV LeaderShape – Beta Session – Day 0

I am sitting in the Kansas City, MO airport anxiously waiting for my upcoming week.  Fortunately, this is my fourth time being a part of The LeaderShape Institute (Participant – ’06; Program & On-Site Coordinator – ’10; Cluster Facilitator – … Continue reading

Posted in F/S Life, Leadership, Personal, Professional Development, Student Development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Needed Response…

Written almost a year ago and never let out of the bag because I was busy job searching.  Well, I have a job now and do not care.  Plus, it is mostly irrelevant as the Student Center mentioned will be … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Ed, Leadership, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is the Purpose of Higher Education? – Student Answers

I recently presented on the topic of leadership at a retreat with students from my campus.  During the presentation, I asked a couple questions of my students and these were the responses.  I found their thoughts interesting and decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Ed, Leadership, Student Affairs, Student Development | Tagged , , | 1 Comment