Bill Hogue, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, University of South Carolina
The satirist Stephen Colbert is a popular commencement speaker. He’s a funny guy, and his speeches draw lots of laughs, just as we would expect. But commencement tradition also demands that the speaker dispense advice to the graduates. So, what wisdom does Colbert offer to the next generation of leaders seated before him?
Follow your dreams.
Service is love made visible.
Life is an improv.
We’ll explore Colbert’s observations about service and improvisation (improv) in later blog posts. Today, let’s look a little more closely at what he says about “Follow your dreams.”
Joan F. Cheverie
Entitled The Professional Development Commons, this new EDUCAUSE blog is intended to be an extension of what a public commons was historically: a collective tract of land or space that was shared by all and not owned by any one person. In this context, it is meant to be a blog space devoted to all aspects of management and leadership—a space where you can explore the many facets of being a manager, delve...
While reinforcing the value of higher education as a provider of a quality education for work, life, and citizenship, the authors in this issue of EDUCAUSE Review have reset and reimagined many of the elements of today’s colleges and universities. This process...
Author: Judith A. Pirani
“Moving a program elsewhere requires a careful...
As the 11th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) wraps up, we would like to thank the higher education community for another successful celebration! Colleges and universities continue to offer fun, creative activities and events for students, faculty, staff, and their local communities. Here are just a few highlights.
NCSAM Champions: Over 100 higher education institutions showed their support along with individuals, businesses, organizations...
Educational attainment, academic achievement, student persistence, learning and development, and college completion. The success of college students is getting more attention these days with rising expectations, greater accountability (yet shrinking budgets), and dismal statistics, like this one:
Only about one of every four community...