NACU’s podcast — Connect, Collaborate, Champion! — wrestles with current and future challenges and opportunities in higher education while providing practical insight for campus leaders. Each episode will feature a unique perspective from higher ed insiders, private industry experts, and other voices to capture new ways of thinking about higher education.
If you have an idea for a podcast guest, please email Michelle Apuzzio.
Ep. 29: Fostering Innovation to Solve Complex Problems (Dec. 6, 2022)
Greg Jones, president of Belmont University and co-author of Navigating the Future: Traditioned Innovation for Wilder Seas (with Andrew P. Hogue), talks about his enjoyment of behind-the-scenes work that allows others to flourish, how he’s working to foster innovation in an established institution, and why cross-disciplinary collaboration in higher education is necessary to find creative solutions to complex problems.
Ep. 28: Advancing DEI in the IT Profession (Oct. 31, 2022)
University of Richmond Chief Information Officer, Keith “Mac” McIntosh, has more than 30 years of experience in information technology. In this episode, he talks passionately about advancing DEI in the IT profession and shares his perspective on remote work, cybersecurity, and data analytics in higher education’s operations and academics.
Ep. 27: A Long-Serving President’s Keys to Success (Sept. 26, 2022)
Virginia Wesleyan University President Scott Miller has served as a college president for 32 years at four different institutions. The veteran president, who started his career as a sports writer, talks about differentiating one’s campus in a congested marketplace, expanding into new markets, and how today’s presidents can be successful master generalists.
The NACU podcast is produced by George Drake, Jr.