Dr. Jose Luis Cruz Rivera is an Author, Policy Advocate and President of N A U. He tells us why we should “Hire the best, get out of their way”; why we should “Calibrate intentionality bias”, the power of “Unite and conquer” and much more. Hosted by Diana White.
About Dr. Jose Luis Cruz Rivera
Dr. Cruz Rivera is the 17th President of Northern Arizona University (N A U). Since beginning his tenure in June 2021, he has worked with the university community to create a bold vision for a New N A U focused on the delivery of equitable postsecondary value and to enact several signature initiatives designed to position N A U as the nation’s preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact.
Before joining N A U, Dr. Cruz Rivera served as President of Lehman College of The City University of New York (C U N Y) and as Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost of the 25-campus C U N Y system. He has also served as provost of California State University, Fullerton, vice president of Higher Education Policy and Practice at The Education Trust in Washington, D.C., and Chief Student Affairs Officer for the University of Puerto Rico system, and other faculty and administrative positions.
A leading national advocate for policies to expand opportunities and improve educational outcomes for all students—especially those who have historically been underserved—Cruz Rivera is a frequent keynote speaker and writer on higher education issues and serves on several regional and national boards of organizations that work to advance equitable educational policies and practices.
Lesson 1. Learn from others but always be you. 02:10 Lesson 2. Leverage your lived experience to inform your future state. 03:42 Lesson 3. Hire the best, get out of their way. 05:54 Lesson 4. Coach more, manage less. 9:14 Lesson 5. Unite and conquer. 11:48 Lesson 6. Stop. Listen. Vision. Act. 15:56 Lesson 7. Calibrate intentionality bias. 19:08 Lesson 8. Avoid controversy as you embark on the road to irreversible progress. 22:09 Lesson 9. Quality of execution trumps ambitious pronouncements. 24:48 Lesson 10. Always remember that the life of you and yours is the ultimate project. 27:39
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