Graduate: Higher Education Leadership

Graduate: Higher Education Leadership

Video Categories: Graduate Education, Graduate School

Transcript

Dr. Richard Ellis: How can I be a leader in a college or university or community college?
Dr. Andrew Broquard: The leadership and higher education really fits JBU’s mission of really trying to prepare people to honor God and serve others.
DeNisha McCullum: You’re going to be talking about the context of higher education and the practicality and functionality within those constructs. And then you’re going to take and lay the leadership studies on top of those.
Stacia Smith: When I started my undergrad, I had a lot of people that helped me out that worked in higher ed – my RA and my advisors – that sort of thing.
Bryan Cole: And realizing what an impact Resident life and student development in general had on me. I realized that I could actually do that as a job.
Dr. Andrew Broquard: The profession of student affairs - student development is a growing professionalized field.
Dr. Richard Ellis: The basic paradigm of how you run a college – that’s all changing.
Bryan Cole: Higher ed is an ever changing thing. I think it has changed more in the last couple decades I think than ever before.
Dr. Andrew Broquard: So we are trying to strengthen people, give them, not only the leadership and the ethics component, but also introduce them to theory of higher education and student development theory.
DeNisha McCullum: We look at this just as really opportunity to be a phenomenal service to institutions who share like-minded, like-hearted values in preparing and equipping their next generation of leadership.
Stacia Smith: We talked about really having your values defined and really understanding what you value as a person and as a Christian and all of that.
Bryan Cole: I hope to be administrative in higher education, which requires a higher ed degree, but also leadership experience.