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Post-Pandemic Pivots

Seizing this Moment of Opportunity

In turbulent times, visionary leaders and their committed crews recognize the winds of change, reset their sails and change course so they emerge in a better position than before. The global pandemic of 2020-21 has been a once-in-a-century disruption for education at all levels, which has magnified pre-existing inequities and vulnerabilities, and compressed a decade’s worth of social and technological change into a year. Even once this threat has past, many of our campuses will see recurrent disruptions from extreme weather events, other zoonotic viruses, geopolitical conflict, wildfires or flooding. We know now that business and academic continuity will demand flexible, lower density approaches and an integrated, omnichannel approach to student services, scholarship and learning. It can be challenging to step back from moments of crisis and see them in perspective, as moments also brimming with opportunity to regroup, rethink our strategies and refocus our resources to lead positive

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain a coherent overview of the lasting impacts of COVID-19.
  2. Understand the potential for future disruptions; how might your planning change?
  3. Consider institutional opportunities arising from a time of disruption.
  4. Reflect on implications for your own institutional planning.

Presenters:

Ken Steele, President and Chief Futurist, Eduvation Inc.

Recorded 7/14/21.

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