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Advice for Newly Promoted Leaders

Laurie L. Fenlason

In today’s hot market for talent, college and university leaders increasingly are finding opportunities to be promoted into new roles. PRG Senior Associate Laurie Fenlason and her colleague Jenn Desjarlais, a principal with Cambridge Hill Partners, offer great advice for how to take advantage of your institutional knowledge while also growing and developing in your new responsibilities. In an opinion piece in Inside Higher Ed, they write that “…even as you hit the ground running, don’t rush past the benefits of newness that would ordinarily accrue to an appointee coming from the outside.” Read their essay in Inside Higher Ed: “Congratulations, you’ve been promoted. Now what?