A new recipe for higher education governance
The governance of our universities has focused inwards and concentrated on compliance rather than focusing outwards and on culture. This lack of focus on culture is very risky.
Funding the fundraising
By encouraging and educating donors to challenge the ‘accepted wisdom’ of how fundraising has traditionally been funded, a tremendous opportunity for change – and a new way of thinking – presents itself. And that is something we should all be excited by.
Four ways to bolster your independent school’s fundraising in choppy financial waters.
The Independent school market is facing a storm of pressures. Costs and customer expectations are going up yet there is a deflationary pressure on fees, international markets are challenging and there is a scarcity of capital funding.
How can we use kindness to guide our fundraising?
What if we reimagined fundraising using the guiding principle of kindness?
Why aren’t the Rich Listers giving (and how can we change that)?
If giving amongst the ultra-rich is to grow, then charities must take inspiration from the higher education sector, and invest in major gift fundraising now.
My life in fundraising (and why I joined The Halpin Partnership)
Fundraising is a profession that plays a vital role in creating, sustaining and reclaiming institutions that are essential to the greater good. And, as I speak with young people considering careers, I have found nonprofit work has become an important option.
Halpin Partnership has today announced its fundraising services as part of its suite of education management consultancy services.
What international education needs: inclusive approaches on every level
There have been some significant shifts in the global discourse about higher education internationalisation recently. The Western perspective that has tended to dominate, with its assumptions that internationalisation is ‘a good thing’, is being challenged. Is it positive for everyone? And have we been guilty of taking a narrow (and lopsided) view of what it’s all about?
Smile…and be a villain: values in corporate culture
It is not what you say about yourself that counts, it’s what you do. The two things have to marry up with no gap in-between. As a leader, this doesn’t mean that everyone will agree with your decisions or always like you, but it does mean that they will see that you are acting with integrity as you make decisions and that you behave in accordance with your values.
What are universities for?
Halpin Partnership joint-CEO and Higher Education fellow Shaun Horan explores the role (and value) of universities…
The death of liberal arts? Or the reunion of broken parts?
Halpin Partnership Higher Education fellow Tony Woodcock makes the case for Liberal Arts education in a STEM-obsessed world…
Knowing when to leave…
Halpin Partnership joint-CEO and Higher Education fellow Susie Hills reflects on the legacy of a good leader and why knowing when to leave holds the key…