Personal Development

Institutional Research, Graduate Certificate

The certificate in Institutional Research is designed to provide academic and professional development opportunities for institutional researchers, administrators, graduate students, and faculty from all areas of higher education. You'll have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of institutional research, explore institutional, state, and national databases, and apply knowledge to practical situations.

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Difference between Leadership and Management

Often leadership and management are used interchangeably, but they are different concepts. Listen to this short 8 minute mini-lecture that explores the differences between leadership and management and why we need both in an organization.

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Defining Leadership

This 12-minute mini-lecture will hopefully get you thinking about what leadership is and how you personally define it. A quick overview that will hopefully lead you to think about how you engage in the process of leadership.

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Class Central

Love to learn? Discover thousands of FREE online courses and MOOCs from top universities and companies on Class Central.

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Kognito is an online simulation for faculty and staff that builds awareness, knowledge, and skills about mental health and suicide prevention to help start the conversation and connect with campus support.

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The Politics of Crisis Management

Behind-the-Pages interview with Paul 't Hart on his award-winning book The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership Under Pressure. The book examines how leaders deal with the strategic challenges they face, the political risks and opportunities they encounter, the errors they make, the pitfalls they need to avoid, and the paths away from crisis they may pursue. Bonus for ILA Members! Log in and Download Chapter 1, "Crisis Management in Political Systems: Five Leadership Challenges".

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Racial Equity in Online Environments

The Center for Urban Education’s Racial Equity Tools aim to change the minds, hearts, and practices of faculty, staff, and leaders—all of whose collaboration is essential to achieve racial equity in higher education. Each tool prompts reflection on the racialized characteristics of everyday practices, setting the foundation for change.

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Green Dot Overview

Request a Green Dot Overview Speech

A Green Dot Overview Speech is an opportunity for your department to learn about Green Dot and how individuals can engage in culture change through prevention. The Overview can be 30 minutes or 60 minutes. We ask that all requests be made two weeks in advance. A member of the Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness will contact you shortly after your request has been received.

To schedule an overview, email