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  • Building collaborative leadership across the centre-local divide

    26 April 2023 by Professor Helen Laville

    This HEPI blog was kindly authored by Professor Helen Laville, Provost at Kingston University, and is part of a series of HEPI / NCEE blogs on entrepreneurial leadership. In my last role as a PVC Education, I instituted a series of meetings with the departments across the university. In the…

  • Innovation in student unions

    29 March 2023 by John Abell

    This blog has been kindly written for HEPI by John Abell, Chief Executive of Coventry University Students’ Union, and is part of HEPI’s current series of blogs with NCEE. On the morning of Thursday, 30 March 2023, HEPI and the UPP Foundation will be running a free event on ’Public Attitudes…

  • Making Arts and Humanities matter

    15 March 2023 by Professor Abigail Woods

    This guest blog in our series on leadership with the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, NCEE, has been kindly written for HEPI by Professor Abigail Woods, Pro Vice Chancellor / Head of College of Arts at the University of Lincoln. Tomorrow, HEPI will be publishing a report on a…

  • Transformational leadership – it’s a female thing

    8 March 2023 by Ceri Nursaw

    This guest blog in the current series on leadership with NCEE has been kindly penned for HEPI by Ceri Nursaw, the Chief Executive of the NCEE. On International Women’s Day it feels appropriate to talk about female leadership in universities.  With still only seven women CEOs in the FTSE 100 and…

  • Social Value as a lens for higher education strategy

    1 March 2023 by Professor Tony Wall and Dr Adam Shore

    This guest blog has been kindly written by Professor Tony Wall and Dr Adam Shore of Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University. It is the third in the current series of blogs produced for HEPI by the NCEE. Earlier blogs from this HEPI / NCEE series as well as the…

  • Technology can keep on going 24/7 – we aren’t meant to!

    22 February 2023 by Professor Judith Lamie

    This guest blog has been kindly written for HEPI by Professor Judith Lamie, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for International Engagement at Swansea University. It is the second in a new series of HEPI blogs produced jointly with the NCEE – the first is available here. Now I am no scientist, as will become evident, but technology is a…

  • Focusing on people – transforming lives at scale

    15 February 2023 by Professor Paul LeBlanc

    Welcome to the new series of the NCEE / HEPI leadership blogs. Launching the new series is Professor Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University (one of the largest universities in the United States), who has been described by Forbes Magazine as one of the ‘most influential people in higher education’.…

  • Reflections on leadership in higher education – a blog series

    8 December 2022 by Ceri Nursaw

    This blog was kindly contributed by Ceri Nursaw, Chief Executive of the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE). Over 12 weeks, HEPI has hosted blogs exploring the topic of leadership in higher education. In the final post in the series, Ceri reflects on some of the series’ key messages. Our Autumn…

  • What has being enterprising got to do with equality, diversity and inclusion?

    1 December 2022 by Ken Sloan

    This blog was written by Professor Ken Sloan, Vice-Chancellor, Harper Adams University. It is the 11th in our series on leadership in partnership with the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE). Prior to becoming Vice-Chancellor at Harper Adams University, I served as a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Monash University in Australia. The purpose of…