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AEI Viewpoint: Reinventing City Colleges of Chicago (Video)

By Cheryl Hyman | Mar 21, 2018 | 0

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Streeter, director of domestic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Our wide-ranging discussion on the issues facing the community college sector is available as part of AEI’s Viewpoint series. Watch the video below or on AEI’s YouTube channel.

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Q&A with Inside Higher Ed

By Cheryl Hyman | Mar 19, 2018 | 0

Inside Higher Ed published an interview looking back at my tenure at City Colleges. As with my book, the Q&A doesn’t shy away from the controversy that leaders like me often face when challenging long-established systems and structures. But to me, controversy can overshadow an important fact — that things […]

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Bridging the Divide Between Education and Employment (Video)

By Cheryl Hyman | Feb 25, 2018 | 0

I recently had the opportunity to participate in an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) panel discussion on improving connections between higher education and employment. I was honored to participate in this panel with Davidson College President Carol Quillen, Monty E. Sullivan, president of the The Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and moderator […]

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Transform Higher Education… Now (Guest Post)

By Rasmus Lynnerup | Feb 22, 2018 | 1

The following is a guest post by Rasmus Lynnerup, former executive vice chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago. The United States of America has a proud history of excellence in postsecondary education. International rankings routinely show higher education in America as the pinnacle of global academia. As an example, […]

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A Leadership Perspective on Taking Risks

By Cheryl Hyman | Feb 16, 2018 | 0

Ever hear someone say, “you snooze, you lose?” To most it’s just a clever cliché, but companies like Amazon, Netflix, Uber and Airbnb have used it as a core business principle to disrupt entire industries. In today’s marketplace, disruption is the new norm. The common thread among the casualties of […]

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3 Golden Rules to Consider When Hiring a Leadership Team

By Cheryl Hyman | Jan 25, 2018 | 0

A senior leader is only as good as the management team that he or she assembles. I’ve learned that firsthand in both the public and private sector, and I’ve found that following three golden rules made all the difference for me when it comes to hiring the people you surround […]

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Two Thoughts for Leaders Driving Change in 2018

By Cheryl Hyman | Jan 11, 2018 | 0

As we begin the new year, it’s natural to reflect on the ways that we as leaders can drive change in our organizations. The good news is that most leaders now see it as self-evident that they have to be more willing to try non-traditional approaches to innovate, particularly in […]

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