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The importance of alignment in change management

Looking to make a change at your institution? You’ll need support and alignment to make it work.

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Change management isn't a checklist—it's about adoption

Change in higher ed is inevitable—but how an institution tackles those changes can make all the difference

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Change leadership: Communications best practices

Properly and effectively communicating change in higher education is critical. You’re not just dealing with employees—you’re dealing with people who are emotionally invested with their workplace and its culture. And an ineffective communication strategy in this environment can be disastrous. Here’s how to do it right.   
 

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Change leadership: What makes higher ed different?

Here’s a fundamentally important question: What makes change leadership for higher education different from the corporate world? Understanding what makes higher education tick—and what makes it different—vastly improves the likelihood that any change will be successful.

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How to get the most out of your vendor partnerships

Campbell University shares the benefits of collaborating with its vendors.

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Change leadership models and methods

How can your institution best handle change? Consider one of these change leadership models. 

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Hubs, spokes, and point-to-point: a quick guide to common integration terminology

No matter what integration solutions you’re using or exploring, there are some key terms that are important to understand.

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Past, present, and future: How OSUF is transforming advancement

One year ago, OSUF went live with Ellucian CRM Advance in a move to modernize its operations. We look back on their year of notable successes and explore the ongoing role of CRM in their development strategy, internal processes, donor relations, and future initiatives.

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Change leadership: Why does higher ed need it?

Change is inevitable. And higher education faces some daunting challenges. How will your institution clear these hurdles? A well-designed change leadership program can help.

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