Pre-Conference:
Individual and Organizational Excellence in Higher Education

With three immediately actionable insights in mind, this interactive workshop will examine leadership behaviors within the context of professional, continuing, and online higher education.  First, to identify and leverage personal leadership strengths, you'll complete and discuss the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Second, to identify the unique strengths and challenges of your organization, you'll review Excellence in Higher Education — a model for organizational assessment and improvement. Finally, you'll identify opportunities to apply your personal leadership strengths to address the needs of your organization.

*Great for any and all emerging leaders

  • Gigliotti

    Ralph A. Gigliotti, Assistant Director of the Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, Rutgers University

Ralph A. Gigliotti (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is Assistant Director for Leadership Programs of the Center for Organizational Development & Leadership at Rutgers University, where he oversees a number of faculty and staff leadership development initiatives and leads several research projects related to leadership and communication in higher education. He serves as the co-director of the Rutgers Leadership Academy, co-director of the Distinction in Leadership in Academic Healthcare Program, and part-time lecturer in the Department of Communication. His research interests explore the intersection of organizational communication, leadership, and crisis communication, particularly in the context of higher education. Ralph’s research appears in numerous books and journals, including the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Journal of Leadership Education, and Atlantic Journal of Communication. Ralph is also the co-author of A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools (Stylus Publishing, 2017) and the forthcoming Leadership: The Dynamics of Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings (Kendall Hunt Publishing).


Registration & Fees
Registration to attend this Pre-Conference Session is complimentary.  However, you must register in advance to reserve your spot. Registration for the full 2017 Mid-Atlantic conference is separate and can be accessed here.




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