Forward-thinking, inclusive, systems thinker with 15 years of documented experience building successful teams, driving key initiatives, and facilitating critical change within academic organizations. Highly adaptable professional with a strong record of success in accreditation initiatives, market analyses, assessment, award-winning program/course design, competency-based education, and implementation of 21st-century academic programs and specializations. Adept at communicating vision, establishing expectations, building interprofessional teams, monitoring progress, and delivering results. Documented leadership experiences in aligning processes with relevant technology, progressing university/college objectives, building value proposition, and developing differentiated offerings and scalable solutions to support successful student outcomes.
Selecting an appropriate mentor is often critical to one’s success in their career field, sometimes life. As briefly mentioned in last week’s blog, Conquering Dissertation Writing: A Goal Without a Plan Can Be Disastrous, one factor that increases the probability of success for learners in the completion of their doctoral research is a mentor. Doctoral learning, especially within the dissertation phase, is a journey in of itself that can provoke anxiety in the best of us. O