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Throughout this course, you have been preparing to interview a leader at an institution of higher learning. This week, you will conduct the interview and prepare a report about it.


Write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you address the following:

Provide background on this leader and the institution.
Analyze the college’s actions, and identify what needs to be done to accomplish the strategic initiatives and mission.
Describe any reactions you had to the interview.
Describe your reflection on where you see your career going within the framework of higher-education leadership.
Include the name, institution, and professional title of the individual you interviewed.

Your paper should be written with scholarly language and APA formatting. Research APA to learn how to use the correct format for reporting on personal communication

Ashwin, P. (2015). Five ways universities have already changed in the 21st century. Retrieved from
Haynes, S., Krebs, P. M., Buehler, J., & Phillips, C. M. (2012). Building tomorrow’s higher education: Leadership, partnerships, and communities. Metropolitan Universities, 23(1), 91–102.
Hinton, K. E. (2012). A practical guide to strategic planning in higher education. Retrieved from
Laureate Education (Producer). (2015c). Dean of students [Multimedia file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Grand City Community

Click on the link to go into the Grand City Community and go to Grand City University, Administration Office. View the “Dean of Students” media segment.

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