Policy & Advocacy Episodes

Lifelong Learning Policy & Advocacy

138: Taking Action for Social Justice - with Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University

Jan. 6, 2021

In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, we have the honor of speaking with Dr. Marybeth Gasman , Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University .  Diversity, equity, and inclusion - Dr. Gasman is a leading advocate for equality and social ju…

Policy & Advocacy

126: No AC-cess without SUC-cess - with Dr. Chris McCaghren, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

Dec. 7, 2020

In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience , we have the honor of speaking with Dr. Chris McCaghren , Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Over the last year, ED has worked very hard to get funds out to higher ed institutions amidst disruptions…

Policy & Advocacy

124: Higher Education Outlook - with Dr. Rusty Monhollon, President and Executive Director of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

Dec. 3, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience , our guest is Dr. Rusty Monhollan , President & Executive Director at South Carolina Commission on Higher Education .  We talk with Rusty about a host of topics in higher education including CV-19's effect on institutions in South Carolina, what the outlook i…

Diverse & Creative Voices Embedded Policy & Advocacy

121: BONUS: EdUp Embedded: Dr. A.D. Carson, Assistant Professor of Hip-Hop, University of Virginia

Nov. 30, 2020

In this BONUS The EdUp Experience episode, Elizabeth Leiba talks one-on-one with Dr. A.D. Carson , Assistant Professor of Hip-Hop, Department of Music, University of Virginia .

Diverse & Creative Voices Policy & Advocacy Public Colleges

119: Professional & Continuing Ed...and DEI - with Dr. Mayen B. Udoetuk, Director, Program and Partner Development at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

Nov. 24, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience , we talk Dr. Mayen B. Udoetuk , Director, Program and Partner Development at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension . Mayen literally job crafted her role to be involved with diversity, equity, and inclusion in her work of extending UCSC SVE in the credit and non-cred…

Diverse & Creative Voices Edtech Policy & Advocacy

96. Prevention's Impact on Higher Education - with Rob Buelow, Senior Vice President, Everfi

Oct. 26, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience , we talk with Senior Vice President of Everfi , Rob Buelow .  Rob talks to us about how today's students demand more from their campus experience, evaluating institutions on their commitments to safety, health and wellness, and inclusion.  Rob enlightens us a…

Community Colleges Policy & Advocacy Private Colleges Public Colleges

95: College Rankings in Higher Education - In or Out? - with Robert Morse, Chief Data Strategist, US News & World Report

Oct. 26, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience, Joe and Liz talk with Robert Morse , Chief Data Strategist with US News & World Report .  Bob talks to us about the data, data analysis, indicators, strategy, and reasons for the rankings and why it can be used as a decision point for parents and students loo…

Embedded Marketing & Enrollment Policy & Advocacy

81: BONUS: EdUp Embedded - Higher Education’s Winners and Losers - with Dr. Wallace Pond, Partner, Top Gun Ventures LLC

Oct. 9, 2020

In this EdUp Embedded episode of T he EdUp Experience , Dr. Wallace Pond , Partner at Top Gun Ventures LLC , and Dr. Joe Sallustio have a one-on-one about a variety of higher education topics. They discuss some of Wallace’s blog posts that highlight how Covid accelerated higher education’s winners …

Accreditation Policy & Advocacy

72: Partnering with Institutions for the Future - w/ Dr. Heather Perfetti, President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Sept. 29, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience, we talk with Dr. Heather Perfetti , President of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education about how the accreditor works with institutions to help make them better.  Institutions are facing a more complex environment than ever before, which includes i…

Embedded Policy & Advocacy

68: BONUS: EdUp Embedded - The Tuition Payer Bill of Rights - with Dr. James Toscano, President, Partners for College Affordability

Sept. 24, 2020

In this EdUp Embedded episode of T he EdUp Experience , Dr. James Toscano and Dr. Joe Sallustio have a one-on-one conversation about the Tuition Payer Bill of Rights  Championed by Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust , the Tuition Payer Bill of Rights ™ is a series of long-overdue c…

Policy & Advocacy Private Colleges

65: Why Higher Education Should Look at Vermont - with Richard Schneider, President Emeritus at Norwich University

Sept. 21, 2020

This is The EdUp Experience, President Series Episode #19 - On this episode of The EdUp Experience, we welcome Dr. Richard Schneider , President Emeritus at Norwich University .  Hear him talk about how the higher education community should look at Vermont when planning to adjust for Covid.  He als…

Educational Associations & Membership Groups Policy & Advocacy

64: Survive & Thrive through a Higher Education Consortium - w/ Dr. Andrew Flagel, President, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area

Sept. 20, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience, we welcome Dr. Andrew Flagel , President of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro Area .  Andrew began his appointment on July 13, 2020 in the midst of the CV-19 crisis.  Hear him talk about how the 17 universities of the consortia work toget…

Edtech Embedded Policy & Advocacy

58: Judging Higher Education Value - Is THAT College Worth It? - with Mark Salisbury, Co-Founder/CEO of TuitionFit

Sept. 8, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience, Mark Salisbury , Co-Founder/CEO of TuitionFit comes on to talk to Elizabeth about how the college search process should be enhanced.  Price comparisons, transparency, and the "offer" - is that a GOOD price?  How do students take information about tuition and …

Career Education Policy & Advocacy President Series

52: Higher Education Includes Career Education - with Dr. Art Keiser, Chancellor of Keiser University.

Aug. 26, 2020

The EdUp Experience President Series, Episode #11 - In this episode, we welcome the Chancellor of Keiser University , Dr. Art Keiser .  Dr. Keiser is also Chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality & Integrity (NACIQI).  With over 4 decades of service in higher education, …

Career Education Educational Associations & Membership Groups Policy & Advocacy

50: Shining a Light on For-Profit Education - w/Steve Gunderson, President/CEO of CECU

Aug. 23, 2020

In this episode of The EdUp Experience, we welcome the President & CEO of the Association for Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) , Steve Gunderson .  In recent years, for-profit colleges have seen declines and closures.  However, the sector remains strong and Steve discusses why the …