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In this interview, we talked with Jay Morley, Jr., the past president and CEO of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), a Washington D.C. based organization serving 2,100 colleges and universities.   Prior to serving at NACUBO, Mr. Morley served in financial and administrative roles at four universities.  Since retiring from his position with NACUBO, he has consulted on a wide variety of assignments for schools, colleges, universities and non-profits.

Direct download: ep18_JayMorley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am CDT

Welcome to “Join the Conversation,” a podcast of the Student Housing Matters blog.  Join the Conversation features interviews with higher education leaders about their institutions and careers in higher education, and their perspectives on the role on-campus student housing plays on a university campus.

In this interview we spoke with Mike Clardy, the director of communications and media relations at Auburn University, about the issue of the "Toomers Corner" tradition and how that impacts student life on campus.

Mike has served at Auburn University for the past 15 years. He has 23 years of experience in higher education advancement, news, social media, integrated marketing and public relations. He serves as Auburn’s primary spokesman and leads the university’s crisis and emergency communications efforts, in addition to web and social media.

Direct download: ep17_MikeClardy.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 11:41am CDT

Welcome to “Join the Conversation,” a podcast of the Student Housing Matters blog.  Join the Conversation features interviews with higher education leaders about their institutions and careers in higher education, and their perspectives on the role on-campus student housing plays on a university campus. 

Joining us in this interview is Jeff Selingo, editor at large of The Chronicle of Higher Education, and a senior fellow at Education Sector, an independent think tank in Washington, D.C.   Jeff is also the author of a book to be released on May 7th, entitled, College (Un)bound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means for Students.

Direct download: Ep16_JeffSelingo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Welcome to “Join the Conversation,” a podcast of the Student Housing Matters blog.  Join the Conversation features interviews with higher education leaders about their institutions and careers in higher education, and their perspectives on the role on-campus student housing plays on a university campus. 

In this interview, we spoke with Dr. Sue Henderson, President of New Jersey City University.  Dr. Henderson was selected by NJCU in June of 2012, becoming the first woman president of the institution.  She had previously served as Chief Operating Officer of SUNY’s Queens College, where she had served since 2002. 

Direct download: ep15_SueHenderson.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 4:49pm CDT

In this podcast, we interviewed Dr. Darlena Jones, Director of Education and Program Development for EBI MAP-Works, LLC.  Since 1994, EBI MAP-Works has been dedicated to improving retention, student success, and the quality of the college student experience.

Darlena received her Ph.D. in Physics at Oklahoma State University and has served as a faculty member earning several research and teaching awards.   Since arriving at EBI, Jones has published numerous articles in journals and has delivered more than 150 presentations and workshops at international conferences focused on assessment strategies, program improvement, student success, and retention.   She has repeatedly been an invited speaker at the National Conference on First-Year Assessment, hosted pre-conference workshops at ACUHO-I, ACUI, and NASPA, and workshops for the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education’s Foundations of Excellence.

Direct download: Ep14_DarlenaJonesFinal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07am CDT

We interviewed TJ Logan on “forward-thinking” in the student affairs world. TJ is the Associate Director of Housing for Administrative Services at the University of Florida and is a leader in the world of student affairs innovation.

Direct download: Ep13_TJLogan.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm CDT

In this episode, we interviewed NASPA President, Dr. Kevin Kruger. Dr. Kruger has over 30 years of experience in higher education, including tenures at the University of Maryland College Park and the University of Maryland Baltimore County

He has been associate executive director of NASPA since 1995, and became its first executive-level president March 15, 2012.

Dr. Kruger has published and presented nationally on leadership development, using technology in student affairs administration, international education and is a regular lecturer on technology in student affairs, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, assessment and student learning.

Direct download: Ep12_KevinKruger_final.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm CDT

In this episode, we interviewed Director of Housing for International Programs at Green River Community College, Cyndi Rapier. Cyndi has worked at Green River for 14 years, and has responsibility for a wide variety of issues relating to the International program or “IP.” As an active member of the IP Marketing Team, Enrollment Management Team, and Services and Operations Team, she works closely with numerous persons in the administration on matters needing housing attention and consideration. She is a part of the Behavioral Interventions Team, International Student Success Council, Presidents Commission for Diversity and various other internal work teams. On a personal level, she is actively involved with the Auburn Food Bank, for which she has served as a Board Member since 2008.  

Direct download: Ep11CyndiRapier.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm CDT

In this episode we interview the Eileen Strempel (Assistant Vice President for Academic Advancement at Syracuse University) and Emmanuel Awuah (Interim Vice President for Academic and Global Initiatives at Onondaga Community College of the State University of New York).  The two schools have a joint initiative called the the "2 plus 2 degree program" that is designed to become an accessible bridge for students wishing to further their education after graduation from Onondaga Community College.  This is an in depth undertaking on many levels and we had the chance to hear from them about the program itself and how on campus housing plays a role in the process.

The Student Housing Matters blog is about matters relating to on-campus student housing, as well as why quality on-campus student housing really matters. We want this blog to serve as a forum for sharing ideas and insights about how your on-campus student housing can do things beyond simply housing students. How it can be used as a more powerful tool to recruit and retain students on your campus

Direct download: Ep10EmmanuelEileen_Final.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm CDT

In this episode we interview the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Ron Campbell.  Ron brings 32 years of experience in higher education and corporate financial institutions, including holding leadership positions at George Mason University, Drew University, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Minnesota.

The Student Housing Matters blog is about matters relating to on-campus student housing, as well as why quality on-campus student housing really matters. We want this blog to serve as a forum for sharing ideas and insights about how your on-campus student housing can do things beyond simply housing students. How it can be used as a more powerful tool to recruit and retain students on your campus

Direct download: Ep9_RonCampbell.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 12:17pm CDT