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Is time up for TikTok in higher education? Here's how to develop a contingency plan, by Josie Ahlquist

Is Time Up For TikTok in Higher Education? 

At the time of writing, more than two dozen states have banned TikTok on government-issued devices and many colleges. As a business or organization that uses TikTok for marketing or communication purposes, it’s important to develop a contingency plan in case of a potential ban.

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Pride Month: Uplifting 2SLGBTQIA+ Leaders in Higher Education

Uplifting 2SLGBTQIA+ Leaders in Higher Education

Within higher education, the impact of 2SLGBTQIA+ leadership cannot be overstated. These leaders play a crucial role in modeling inclusivity, breaking down barriers, and fostering a sense of belonging for 2SLGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty.

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AANHPI Changemakers in Higher Education

Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated annually in May to honor the contributions of AANHPI generations to American history, society, and culture. It’s an opportunity to recognize and honor the changemakers who have paved the way for future generations to thrive and succeed.

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Influential Women in Higher Education

Throughout March, I’ll feature women breaking barriers and inspiring the next generation in higher education. This page will be updated each Friday. Please join me in celebrating their contributions.

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Black History Month Digital Leader Spotlight

Celebrating Black Higher Education Leaders

In honor of Black History Month, I selected 30 inspiring Black Higher Education leaders (because, yes, they needed a full month’s worth) who come from all walks of life and serve in various roles, from Vice Presidents to Deans to Directors. 

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Social Media Manager Advocacy Toolkit

Social Media Manager Advocacy Toolkit

If there’s one thing you should know about me: I’m a social media manager advocate. If there’s one thing I know for sure: Y’all need more than advice to go for a walk or get a massage.   The Great Resignation (or whatever else you call it) has hurt Higher Ed. A July 2022 survey from …

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Assistant Vice President, University of Iowa Center for Advancement

Rebekah Tilley is the assistant vice president of communication and marketing for the University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA). In that role she supports fundraising and alumni engagement efforts for the university, including its CASE Gold winning Iowa Magazine, and serves UICA in a variety of strategic communication efforts.

Previously she was the director of strategic communication for the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, and the director of communication for the University of Kentucky College of Law. She is a Kentucky native and a proud alum of the University of Kentucky.

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