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The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education

About the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education

The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (HIHE) offers comprehensive leadership development programs designed for higher education administrators — from directors, department heads, and deans, to vice presidents, provosts, and presidents. Because the leadership issues you face depend on your position, we group you with peers who share similar experiences and perspectives.

Featured Programs

Aligning Strategic Priorities with Financial Resources in Higher Education | Learn More →
Gain new insights into tools, techniques, and financial concepts that can help you align and support your institution’s strategic goals.

Crisis Leadership in Higher Education | Learn More →
Explore the strategic and operational issues for your campus to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from crises.

Presidential Programs

Harvard Seminar for New Presidents | Learn More → 
Gain the support of expert faculty and a community of extraordinary peers throughout your first year in your new role as a college/university president.

Harvard Seminar for Presidential Leadership | Learn More → 
Reflect on where you are in your presidency, consider the choices that lie ahead for you and your institution and gain practical insights into important topics in higher education.

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Experience HIHE

Participants bring multiple perspectives from a broad range of institutions, including large research universities, comprehensive regional institutions, small liberal arts colleges, and community colleges — creating a rich, multi-layered and dynamic learning environment in which your thinking and approaches will be challenged and you will gain insight from the research and teaching of our outstanding faculty and your peers. With a world-renowned faculty, an almost 50-year history of advancing the practice of higher education administrators, and a vibrant network of thousands of alumni who maintain long-term relationships and return to HIHE as their careers advance, our programs will have a transformative impact on your practice.

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