MARY LANDON DARDEN, Ed.D. is a futurist and the author of Entrepreneuring the Future of Higher Education and the founder and President of Higher Education Innovation, LLC (HEI) in 2015. Darden served 25 years in higher education leadership and was the Center Dean of the Concordia University Texas, San Antonio from 2010-2015 and. She holds a doctorate from the Scholars of Practice program in Higher Education Administration at Baylor University. She is also the author of Beyond 2020: Envisioning the Future of Universities in America which is a textbook at a number of universities around the world. Entrepreneuring the Future of Higher Education is Dr. Darden’s newest and most ambitious book to date. Confronting the national and global crisis, that has only been further enflamed by Covid-19, Dr.Darden’s book outlines a plan that all universities and colleges can take advantage of to secure their futures even in the face of major crises.