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January 30, 2024
Ep 34: Growing As A Leader And Career Advancement Advice

Growing As A Leader And Career Advancement Advice

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Episode Notes

If you currently have a leadership title, or even if you don’t but you want to lead in other ways, don’t miss Jeremy’s in-depth conversation with well-known Higher Ed administrator, Rick Clark. You’ll hear about:

7:03 - The most important quality for any leader to possess

13:12 - Fostering leadership with rising stars

17:10 - Staff retention issues facing Higher Ed (and what needs to change)

23:14 - How senior leaders can advocate to their Provost or President

26:24 - Career progression to the senior levels

32:22 - Something most leaders struggle with, and something they need to do more of

Guest Name/Title: Rick Clark, Executive Director for Strategic Student Access, Georgia Tech 

Guest LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raclarkatl/

Guest Bio: For the past 15 years, Rick Clark led Georgia Tech’s undergraduate admission team serving as AVP and Executive Director. He recently transitioned to becoming Tech’s inaugural Executive Director for Strategic Student Access. Rick has also served on regional and national councils and boards, is currently a member of NACAC’s Committee on Leadership in College Admission, is co-author of the book and workbook “The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting In and Staying Together”, and co-hosts his own podcast under the same name.

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Host

Jeremy Tiers is the Vice President of Admissions Services for Tudor Collegiate Strategies and the host of Mission Admissions.

Interviewee

Rick Clark

For the past 15 years, Rick Clark led Georgia Tech’s undergraduate admission team serving as AVP and Executive Director. He recently transitioned to becoming Tech’s inaugural Executive Director for Strategic Student Access. Rick has also served on regional and national councils and boards, is currently a member of NACAC’s Committee on Leadership in College Admission, is co-author of the book and workbook “The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting In and Staying Together”, and co-hosts his own podcast under the same name.

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