Planning for Higher Education Journal
A Collaborative Approach to Problem-Solving Created a Culture of Campus Innovation
From Volume 49 Number 2 | January–March 2021
The University of West Georgia, toward dismantling silo thinking and promoting a sense of ownership within the workplace, formed a cross-divisional group: The Barriers Team. It was part of an initiative to recognize and encourage employee engagement, develop operational efficiencies and effectiveness, and eliminate obstructions to staff success.
The Empowered University
Shared Leadership for Academic Success and Crisis Management
Published 2020SCUP 2020 Annual Conference.
Freeman A. Hrabowski III has led a transformation of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) from a young, regional institution to an innovative research university. In this opening keynote, he discusses his new book, The Empowered University,
which probes the ways in which an empowering culture and shared leadership enable a campus to tackle tough issues when times are good and manage challenges when crises emerge.