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TUFF Supports Higher Education Through Forum: The Critical Role of Strategic HR (Part One of Four)

On March 6, 2020, many of us were faced with personal and professional circumstances that even the best planning could not have adequately prepared us to navigate. The Coronavirus era brought about immediate and widespread disruption, but it also created an unprecedented opportunity to be proactive. On Wednesday May 20th, our friends at The Chronicle launched a four-part virtual forum series, supported by The University Financing Foundation, that will focus on several key topics that will help you identify the steps that you can take now to prepare for a brighter future. The first session addresses how to create strategic HR initiatives to help the entire university deal with this unprecedented challenge. A few of the key topics will include:

  1. Developing a robust communication strategy
  2. How to use strategic HR to cope with the rapidly evolving business model of higher education
  3. Leveraging the inertia of Covid-19 to make strategic decisions that will drive institutional stability
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TUFF Supports Higher Education Through Forum: The Economics of Online Programs (Part Two of Four)

Also hosted by Scott Carlson, a Chronicle senior writer, and Paul N. Friga, a clinical associate professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, this forum examines how to shape the higher-ed business model in a time of uncertainty.

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TUFF Supports Higher Education Through Forum: Change Management in Higher Education (Part Three of Four)

On Wednesday June 3rd, The Chronicle launched Session 3 of a four-part virtual forum series supported by The University Financing Foundation. Session 3  featured discussions focused on the key success factors for making positive, long-lasting, and sustainable change in the unique world of higher education. Guests Gooden Gee and Rich Staisloff provide valuable anecdotes to assist institutional leaders as they navigate this new world of Higher Education.

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TUFF Supports Higher Education Through Forum: A Strategic and Financial Look at Collegiate Athletics (Part Four of Four)

On Wednesday June 10th, The Chronicle launched the 4th and final session of a four-part virtual forum series supported by The University Financing Foundation. Session 4 featured discussions that explore current and anticipated changes to college sports and corresponding financial effects. College athletics is an undeniable aspect of Higher Education, and session 4 starts to craft the framework around the future of college sports during this unprecedented time.

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