Over the past decade, we have witnessed the closure of several small private institutions and a year does not pass when Moody’s highlights the tenuous fiscal outlook of many small private colleges. Changing student demographics resulting in a decreasing population
The idea of disruption as the cause for organizational innovation has become the focus of many contemporary business leaders and thinkers. The notion of significantly changing business processes and practices to drive innovation has great appeal. As an organizational development
A focus on improvement in any organization is essential for growth and sustainability. Everyone usually accepts that any given process, policy, personal performance, or delivered service can be made better in some way. I almost always find that everyone in
Dr. Clough has a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement, achieving positive results in student retention outcomes, curricular review, academic department standards of achievement, student satisfaction, student learning outcomes, graduate satisfaction, online course performance, student engagement, and campus leadership development.
Dr. Clough has extensive experience leading and encouraging faculty in various higher education interests, motivating volunteers from various regions, engaging boards in strategic planning, leading a school development effort, and thinking strategically about the future of higher education, education at all levels, and community organizations.
Dr. Clough has a proven record of implementing enrollment-based innovations by working collaboratively with academic departments to identify and create new academic programs and increase institutional revenues. He has worked collaboratively with academic departments to design and implement web-based student early warning systems, identifying students with academic deficiencies in order to provide appropriate resources to enhance student success.
Dr. Clough has often served as a bridge between technologists and end users, providing direction, guidance, and support in the implementation of numerous student information systems, learning management systems, and ancillary support systems.
Dr. Clough has had the unique opportunity of creating and implementing a distance education program. This implementation included the development of distance education academic policies, faculty certification and training programs, as well as distance education evaluation and assessment practices for both faculty and students.
Dr. Clough’s professional education included the scientific exploration and in-depth study of contemporary administration and classical management fields such as effective executive leadership and strategic management best practices.