The latest generation of students heading to college is Generation Z -- and they're unlike any other before them. They want the education they need for career success at the lowest price, in the shortest time, and for the largest payoff. With this new breed of students starting their college selection process, schools would be wise to re-evaluate their recruitment efforts. Here's a closer look at what Gen Z students expect from a college education.
In Letter to My Bully's Enabler upon My Resignation, Daniel B. Griffith challenged leaders to think about how they respond to bullying and what they're doing to prevent it. In this follow-up article, he offers advice about how victims can deal with the issue. He explores a number of options that can help improve your situation at your current institution but also weighs in on when it may be time to consider quitting and finding a new position.
How can we approach difficult conversations and reach decisions that respond to concerns from all participants? The key is how we engage in conversation. Discussion and debate involve persuading others to see our point of view, disregarding the opinions of others, and constantly defending our position. Dialogue, on the other hand, allows everyone's viewpoint to be heard and helps a group to reach a decision that accounts for the interests of all.