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EAB’s Sally Amoruso sits down with Dr. Christine Riordan who is the president of Adelphi University and the chair of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York. Dr. Riordan describes what she’s learned through her work helping more than 100 independent colleges and universities across New York State prepare for the fall term.
She highlights the difficulties of planning and making decisions in such a fluid environment, as well as the impact of in-person vs. remote instruction on schools and the communities they serve. Finally, they talk about what collaboration between university leaders may look like beyond this fall, and why such collaboration is going to be more important than ever.
Education leaders everywhere are making fast, difficult, and bold decisions. This podcast episode is part of our Leadership Voices series, where we spotlight leaders who are meeting extraordinary challenges with vision and courage.
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