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#2 in a series by Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search Building off my first article in this series, the metaphor for my ideas about mergers is a roadmap (“Any road will take you there if you don’t know where you are going.” --- attributed to Lewis Carroll). This article needs to begin with the guidelines for plotting the roadmap of your institution. The reality we are all facing is that budgets must be reduced to regaining stability at
The President to President series brings together key leaders to share their insights. Each chapter of President to President is authored by a notable thought leader whose institution is at the forefront of innovative philosophies and practices that give their institution competitive advantage. Hyatt-Fennell’s own Marylouise Fennell, Ed.D., together with Dr. Scott D. Miller, President of Virginia Wesleyan University, serve as the co-editors of the series. The eighth chapter o
First in a series by Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search College presidents and senior administrators are actively planning for the reopening of campuses for Fall, 2020. With the future still uncertain, some are already thinking that they may not be able to open until January, 2021. Questions/concerns abound: How will you achieve your 2020-21 enrollment goals? How will you retain your current students? How will you balance your budgets
The School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College is seeking an experienced and innovative leader to serve as the next Program Director and Department Chair for its CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. This position opening is due to the upcoming retirement of the program’s founding Director and Chair. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track appointment with a preferred start date of Summer 2020. The Program Director will serve as the Chair for t
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller Gone are the days when our private colleges and universities, those with small endowments and tuition dependent, can afford to “go it alone.” We need to consider how we can reconfigure our operations to leverage and pool our unique resources with other mission-driven organizations. First, let’s consider “mission-driven” in the narrowest sense. Certainly, colleges that belong to the same religion and relig
The coronavirus pandemic has upended industries across the globe. One of the realities it has brought into sharp focus is that resilience is among the most important qualities in the workplace. Strong and flexible employees make for enduring organizations. How can you find and foster resilience among your workforce? We have three areas to guide you in hiring employees who prevail under pressure: Screen. Identifying resilience should be a key part of your interview process. Th
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought a renewed awareness of how important we all are to one another. Easter is a time to celebrate rebirth and new life. Our team at Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search extends our warmest wishes for fresh opportunities and new growth in the months to come.
Series by Tom Kennedy, Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search brings together many individuals with decades of valuable experience that gives them keen insight into the challenges faced by small colleges across the country. Our own Tom Kennedy has been sharing his insights through a series of posts (find them all here). In his latest exploration he considers colleges’ ability to innovate: “Higher Education is an environment where conformity and replicat
Working from home has gone from an occasional luxury to a compulsory necessity. Adding to the complexity, many employees are working remotely while balancing the challenges of having school-aged children at home. As stay-at-home orders extend, it’s important to be intentional to implement patterns that will keep you sane and successful as you work from home. We’ve found four keys to a productive working from home strategy: Create a schedule and a space. The open-endedness of
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has brought far-reaching implications to the workforce. Some businesses have closed for the foreseeable, while others try to reconfigure to having their employees work from home. As you grapple with the new reality that these days bring for your staff, here are four principles to help your team succeed: Communicate thoughtfully. There is a lot of information to disseminate about new policies and shifting protocols. Be aware of the frequency of