Student Affairs Live - Pedagogy Beyond the Classroom

June 13, 2018

Transformative learning disrupts a learner’s worldview. It involves the development of knowledge, skills, and emotions. What experiential pedagogies best facilitate this kind of transformative student learning? What pedagogies can best work to support learning around social justice and how can student affairs educators apply these directly in our interactions with students and indirectly in the design and implementation of our initiatives?

On this episode of Student Affairs Live, guest host Keith Edwards speaks with Jane Fried, Ruth Harper, and Vijay Kanagala about pedagogy for transformative student learning. These scholars will discuss learning, pedagogy, and applications for student affairs educators.


Higher Ed Special Edition - Digital Rumor Control

June 13, 2018

How do you protect your institution, inform your leadership and keep a cool head when social media rumors are flying?

Social media is instant, global and uncensored and has been a game changer in the public relations and marketing communications landscape. Join this webinar to learn more about how social listening tools, data collection, and rapid responses can help you stay ahead of the rumor mill. We’ll talk through best practices for engaging your followers and moving the conversation off of social and into meaningful resolutions. 

We’ll also engage in an open discussion about free speech and our followers’ often misplaced expectations that universities should be censoring community members for having views they disagree with. Let’s plan to learn from each other!


Advancement Live - What’s New with Giving Days?

June 13, 2018

Day of Giving efforts are evolving and can have an impact on your Advancement operation beyond just one day of the year. In this episode, you’ll hear how Gonzaga and Saint Joseph’s University brought new energy into their Day of Giving with tools from iModules, and how these tools will impact their year-round giving strategies. From leaderboards to gamification to peer-to-peer fundraising, you’ll learn some of the latest trends in online giving and the impact it can have on your institution’s fundraising goals.


Marketing Live - A Case Study in Influencer Marketing

May 31, 2018

With the decline in organic reach on social media, colleges and universities are relying more heavily on influencers. In this episode of Marketing Live, learn how Drake University has leveraged influencers for a social media-first approach to successful marketing. We’ll cover strategy, execution, results, and more.


Student Affairs Live - Researching Student Affairs Professional’s Digital Communities

May 30, 2018

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 at Florida State University Center for Leadership and Learning Research Center), Adam Gismondi (Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life) , and Laura Pasquini (Lecturer with the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX) about their latest research on Student Affairs Professionals Digital Communities.


Admissions Live - Higher Ed Women Speak: Managing your Enrollment Career

May 21, 2018

Growth within the enrollment management field is not always linear, and in particular, female admissions professionals may face tough questions and challenges as we progress within this field. How do you strike a work/life balance that still provides opportunity to advance? How do you find and develop relationships with professional mentors? What's the best approach to dealing with sexist decisions or policies? How do you juggle the rigors of the industry and its unique cycle while raising a family? Navigating these important questions is a difficult but important part of managing one's enrollment career.

On this episode of Admissions Live, we sit down with an esteemed panel to discuss the experiences and challenges of female professionals in the enrollment management industry.


Marketing Live - One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Exploring Mar-Com Operations Structures

May 18, 2018

Higher education now recognizes the importance of an integrated branding and marketing strategy. This episode of Marketing Live will explore centralized and decentralized mar-com operations. We'll discuss the pros and cons. It doesn't matter how an institution is configured. Working across the organization is essential. Tune in to hear innovative strategies for collaboration and cooperation.


Admissions Live - Tweet the Veep: Admissions Leadership and Social Media

May 14, 2018

Should I tweet this? Is it appropriate to respond to that Instagram comment? Admissions leaders have been grappling with the internal cost-benefit analysis tied to these questions for years. Dr. Josie Ahlquist’s recent article, titled “Tweet the Veep: 30 Vice Presidents to Follow on Twitter,” has again moved this conversation to the top of Twitter feeds all over the country by highlighting Vice Presidents in Enrollment Management and Student Affairs that have embraced the platform.

On this episode of Admissions Live, we sit down with Dr. Josie Ahlquist, Digital Leadership Author, Coach, and Speaker, Jennielle Strother, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services at Concordia University in Texas, and Dr. Kara Kolomitz, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment at Regis College in Massachusetts, to discuss the benefits and challenges of having senior admissions leadership engage with prospective students, peers, and colleagues on social media.


Student Affairs Live - Developing a Comprehensive Co-Curricular Record

May 3, 2018

How can we provide evidence that student learning occurs outside of the classroom? What is the best way to document students' co-curricular engagement? In what ways might students benefit from such a record? How can the culture of the institution influence the design and implementation of a new co-curricular record-keeping database? On the next episode of Student Affairs Live, host Heather Shea will facilitate a conversation with several individuals from Michigan State University about their efforts to launch a Comprehensive Co-Curricular Record. Tune in live to this free webcast by visiting at the time of the episode (1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 2) or return to this site at any time to access the video archive.


Marketing Live - The Liberal Arts Value Proposition

April 30, 2018

In today’s economy, how do you convince students (and parents) that studying what they love is worthwhile? Can rebranding build community and inspire confidence within your institution or unit? In this episode of Marketing Live, communications and marketing leadership from Notre Dame’s liberal arts college will discuss how they leveraged outcomes data to launch a branding campaign that is reorienting the career culture on campus, and they will answer your questions on communicating the value proposition of a liberal arts education.