ELI 2015 Leadership Seminar: Leadership and Design for Innovation (separate registration required) - Sponsored by Shindig

Monday, February 09 | 9:00AM–12:00PM | Laguna, Fourth Floor
Session Type: Professional Development

Participants will have a chance to discuss strategies for spurring innovation on their campuses as leaders in a time of change. This session will help participants deconstruct the challenges and opportunities they are facing in their institutional contexts and explore tools and approaches to dealing with those challenges/opportunities.

Monday’s agenda will include:

  • Review leadership seminar goals
  • Review the current higher education landscape as the context within which to explore some of the broader leadership issues that inform campus change efforts
  • Explore leadership challenges in online/digital innovation and the challenges participants are facing
  • Discuss how to be a leader in a time of change
  • Build a leadership toolset
  • Review examples from practitioners on ways to take innovation opportunities and build consensus/direction
  • Investigate ways to coach and align institutional teams to support innovation


  • Amy Collier

    Associate Provost for Digital Learning, Middlebury College
  • Allison Dulin Salisbury

    Director of Higher Education Strategy, EdSurge, Inc.
  • Kristen Eshleman

    Vice President of Library & Information Technology, Trinity College
  • Joshua Kim

    Director of Online Programs and Strategy, Dartmouth College