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University of Illinois at Chicago- Urban Higher Education Program

Joined in October 2020

About Us

The MEd in Urban Higher Education Program focuses on leadership in higher education and explores issues within the academy related to, and informed by, the urban context. Six key themes guide the program:

  • Emphasis on the urban context, especially its specific opportunities and complex challenges
  • Higher education needs to build and maintain equity and authentic diversity
  • Everyone in the organization is a leader, change agent and advocate who contributes to the continued improvement and advancement of the institution
  • Principled leadership and ethical behavior are the foundation for sound professional practice
  • Teamwork and collaboration are crucial for continuous organizational improvement and advancement
  • Best practice in higher education requires evidence-based and data-informed decision-making

The MEd in Urban Higher Education Program focuses on leadership in higher education and explores issues within the academy related to, and informed by, the urban context. Six key themes guide the program:

  • Emphasis on the urban context…

Issue Areas Include

  • Education
  • Research & Social Science
  • Urban Areas

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