At the recent 2017 NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Convention in San Antonio, I had the pleasure of working with a panel of colleagues to discuss “innovative work arrangements.” We defined these work arrangements as anything that deviates from the typical defined work hours/defined work location norm. In the following panel, you can find out more from administrators and professionals who have experience working in or developing these types of arrangements.
Is the university just an act of theater obscuring what is… or isn’t going on? Are we caught up in traditions that have shielded us from realizing our own faults? from public criticism? Are we ready for the impending changes to higher education as a whole? Thinking about higher education as a theatrical performance exposes some of these questions. Organizational theorists Bolman and Deal recognize two bodies of theory that make up this notion of the university-as-theater. The first, dramaturgical theories, focus internally. They describe performative acts that involve “social interaction among individuals… Read More
Currently working at the New York Institute of Technology, Ann Marie has specialties in women’s and gender studies, leadership, and social media. She constantly tries to ask the unasked question and always has something interesting to say. You can also follow her blog. She also contributes to a group blog, Firestarters at NYIT, a “place for innovators, disruptors and creative thinkers in Higher Education.” Follow @AnnMarieKlotz This is a post from my ongoing effort every Friday to highlight interesting and engaging higher education professionals on Twitter. Have an example to share? Tweet me.
I love Patrick Love. The current Vice President of Student Affairs at NYIT, Patrick has been a leader in higher education through roles as a scholar, a speaker, and a disruptor. It is perhaps this last quality that makes me appreciate Patrick the most. He is constant striving to look at things in new ways and to try to push others to reach out for excellence. Follow Patrick if you want a unique and informed take on the higher education space. Follow @PGLove33 This is a post from my ongoing effort every Friday to… Read More