Author Archives: Richard Boyer

Diversity-Specific Policies in Higher Education

Diversity continues to be a top focus for colleges and universities as they grow and evolve their institutional agendas and strategic plans. This focus can be brought to life in many ways, both strategically and tactically. For 80% of schools participating in the Great Colleges to Work For® survey, diversity is included in their strategic Read More »

2016 Great Colleges Announced!

Now in its ninth year, the Great Colleges to Work For® program continues to provide vital data about employee engagement at colleges and universities across the United States. The partnership between The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC has been bringing higher educational leaders valuable insights into fundamental workplace qualities since 2008. This year, Read More »

2016 Great Colleges Announced!

Now in its ninth year, the Great Colleges to Work For® program continues to provide vital data about employee engagement at colleges and universities across the United States. The partnership between The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC has been bringing higher educational leaders valuable insights into fundamental workplace qualities since 2008. This year, Read More »

Reap What You Sow

Leadership and management styles matter. They can inspire the best in individual employees, shape overall job satisfaction, and establish the cultural foundations for organizations as a whole. Freedom, Pruning, and Growth Today’s ambitious college students have lofty goals. It needs to be the goal of each leader within academia to provide them with the tools Read More »

Faculty (Dis)Engagement

It seems as though every college campus has one: that disengaged, disaffected professor who is more interested in pursuing his own research than he is in actually teaching the students who gather there each day. Unfortunately, all too many college professors and other instructors struggle to remain engaged with their students and interested in their Read More »