Ready to advance your higher education leadership skills?
Join the Breakfast with George community for an intimate and personalized mentoring experience.
Breakfast with George is an exclusive opportunity to benefit from the experienced mentorship of George Blumenthal, Chancellor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz. Currently serving as Director of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley, George Blumenthal has nearly 50 years of experience in higher education, as a professor of astronomy, leader of the UC systemwide faculty senate, and Chancellor of UC
Santa Cruz for 12 years. George has successfully mentored countless colleagues and friends at various career stages. Breakfast with George provides mentorship for a select group of senior level professionals to explore and share their professional challenges in higher education.
Mentorship topics include:
- Establishing a Vision for Your Institution
- How to be a Leader, Not Just a Manager
- When and How to Take Risks
- Effectively Creating Faculty and Shared Governance
- Crisis and Communication Management
- Post-Pandemic Recovery Discussion
The program meets weekly for 5 weeks from 8:00am to 9:30am Pacific time. The participant group is small enough to allow for inclusive discussion. Additionally, George Blumenthal will schedule an individual mentoring session with each participant.
Summer Program: July 6 - August 3, 2021 (Applications due by June 22)
The cost of the program is $5,000. Space is limited, so early application submission is encouraged. To apply, please fill out the application. Please be sure to also submit a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org to complete your application.
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