Leadership: Change Management
Entries should describe how a significant organizational or operational change was successfully achieved at your institution, and what it accomplished. Judges will look for thoughtful planning and research, implementation strategies, communications, and outcomes.
Implementing a new governance structure
Merger of institutions or departments
Change in structure or function of a foundation or alumni association
Significant change to policies or procedures
Do not enter:
Re-branding initiatives. Enter those in the appropriate Marketing category.
Magazine redesigns. Enter those in Magazines: Publishing Improvement.
Database conversions. Enter those in the appropriate Advancement Services Initiatives category.
Judges will score nominations from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest) in these five areas:
Ability to serve as a model for other institutions
Goals and objectives
Impact and results
Strategy and methodology
Use of resources (budget, people, and time) and return on investment
Judges also may consider:
Quality and clarity of nomination and supporting materials
Special circumstances/overcoming adversity