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Higher Education Leadership Programs

At the Harvard Gradute School of Education, our Higher Education Leadership portfolio offers a progression of career development experiences for higher education administrators at multiple stages in their careers and in a range of settings, from large research universities to small liberal arts colleges and community colleges. Designed to meet the management and leadership challenges unique to specific roles and levels of responsibility, these programs serve directors, department heads, deans, vice presidents, provosts, and presidents.

Click here to download our 2020 Harvard Institutes for Higher Education program brochure.

 

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Who should attend: Experienced higher education administrators who are both leader and follower working alongside other leaders and followers with principal oversight and responsibility for their school, department, or division.
Faculty Chair(s): Matthew L. Miller
Portfolio: Higher Education
Who should attend: Individual educators and leadership teams in higher education.
Faculty Chair(s): Gillien Sarah Todd, Samuel Straus, Whitney Benns
Portfolio: Higher Education
10/18/21 - 11/10/21
Who should attend: Individual educators and leadership teams in higher education.
Faculty Chair(s): Richard Reddick, Robbin Chapman
Portfolio: Higher Education
1/25/22 - 2/10/22
Who should attend: Higher education leaders.
Faculty Chair(s): James P. Honan
Portfolio: Higher Education
2/15/22 - 3/10/22
Who should attend: Individual educators and leadership teams in higher education.
Faculty Chair(s): James P. Honan
Portfolio: Higher Education
2/23/22 - 3/22/22
Who should attend: The program is designed for higher education professionals, including: Educators, Administrators, and Institutional Leaders in Higher Education Higher Education Faculty, Professors, Instructors, Curriculum Designers, Academic Chairs, Academic Administrators, Program Directors Registration will take place on an individual basis, and teams are welcome.
Faculty Chair(s): Barbara Treacy
Portfolio: Higher Education
3/30/22 - 4/27/22
Who should attend: Individual educators and leadership teams in higher education.
Faculty Chair(s): Francesca Purcell
Portfolio: Higher Education
6/12/22 - 6/17/22
Who should attend: College and university administrators early in their careers responsible for the strategic direction, administrative management, and local leadership of their respective departments and units.
Faculty Chair(s): Francesca Purcell, Eduardo Contreras
Portfolio: Higher Education
7/13/22 - 7/20/22
Who should attend: Senior-level administrators with the responsibility and authority to shape institution-wide policy. Cabinet-level administrators who participate in strategic decision-making that shapes the future of the institution.
Faculty Chair(s): James P. Honan, Richard Reddick
Portfolio: Higher Education
7/24/22 - 7/29/22
Who should attend: College and university librarians
Faculty Chair(s): Joseph P. Zolner, Alex R Hodges
Portfolio: Higher Education