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Turning Challenges into Triumphs

About This Episode

In this episode, you will:

  • Discover the leadership insights of Burns Hargis, former president of Oklahoma State University, and gain valuable perspectives on leading in academia.

  • Learn effective strategies for adapting to change and diverse environments, essential skills for successful leadership in the academic world.

  • Explore the crucial role of university fundraising and campus development in shaping the future of education and leadership.

  • Embrace the importance of a growth mindset and work ethic in leadership, and unlock the keys to personal and professional development in academia.

Meet Burns Hargis

Burns Hargis, the 18th president of Oklahoma State University, led the institution to significant milestones during his tenure. His strategic leadership resulted in record enrollment and fundraising achievements, surpassing the $1 billion campaign goal and raising over 2.2 billion in private support. Hargis' extensive background in law, finance, and business, coupled with his instrumental role in transforming the university's campus, positions him as a valuable asset for university leaders seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities and foster substantial advancements within the academic realm.

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