Teachers College, Columbia University

Looking Ahead: Creating the Environment for Change

Date and Time: February 24, 2016 9:30–11:30 AM
Location: Atlanta, GA
Venue: Hyatt Regency

In the Presidents’ Leadership symposia offered by Achieving the Dream and the Aspen Institute, presidents elevated the necessity for purposeful design of change management. Achieving the DREAM CEO Karen Stout launched this conversation with details about ATD’s new framework for helping colleges build essential capacities for institutional transformation. Melinda Mechur Karp shared her research on the types of leadership that are associated with transformative organizational change, and a panel of Achieving the Dream presidents shared their experiences beta-testing Achieving the Dream’s new Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT).


Karen Stout
President and CEO
Achieving the Dream
Melinda Mechur Karp
Research Affiliate
Community College Research Center
Pam Eddinger
Bunker Hill Community College
Mary Rittling
Davidson County Community College
Steven Rose
Passaic County Community COllege
William Serrata
El Paso Community College

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