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Dealing with Communications During Reputational Crisis

Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, shares his recommendations on dealing with communications in a crisis, reminding us of the difference between ‘reputation’ and ‘character’.


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Integrated Thinking and Professional Services

Many organisations have adopted the principles of integrated thinking and reporting to help them navigate the changing expectations of different stakeholders. But what is integrated thinking in the context of higher education, and can it help professional services demonstrate value and make better business decisions for sustainable success?

In this blog post, Dr Colin Campbell, Director of Strategic Planning at Newcastle University, shares his views and experience.


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From Episodic to Continuous Change

James Hutchinson, Director of the Strategic Delivery Unit at the University of Exeter, on how we can make continuous improvement a reality in our institutions.


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Leading with Vision

Eamon Mullan is University Secretary at Ulster University. In this post, he considers what being a leader within higher education really means.


How can ‘The University’ Become ‘Our University’?

Mike Shore-Nye is Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter. In the second part of this two-part blog, he describes the ten priority themes for their new Community Engagement Strategy.


How Does a University Benefit its Local Community?

Mike Shore-Nye is Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter. In the first part of this two-part blog, he reflects on the feedback they received from their local community as part of a project to create a new Community Engagement Strategy.


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What Makes Good Leadership During Times of Major Change?

Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary at the University of Exeter, presents three key principles institutions should adhere to in times of economic, political and societal turbulence.