Are People With Higher Emotional IQs Drawn to Student Affairs Work? Can It Be Taught?

After coming across this infographic below (from UMD’s online MBA program), it got me thinking about the above questions.  Although I do not believe that all student affairs professionals have high levels of emotional intelligence, I do think it’s highly probable that people who are naturally skilled in this area are likely drawn to it and that the successful ones are more likely to persist.  I also believe it can be taught.  Many of the hallmarks of high emotional intelligence relate closely with issues addressed in our preparation programs.  Given the highly reflective… Read More