Grace Hanoian

Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: The Bottom-line Case for Energy Efficiency

May 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: The Bottom-line Case for Energy Efficiency

In our last of 8 videos in the series: Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector, Dan Garofalo discusses the bottom-line case for energy efficiency. Institutions sit at an important intersection as large utility users, thought leaders on environmental sustainability, and flashpoints for protests around energy consumption. We’ll explore energy strategies that account for all […]

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Congestion Pricing in New York: How Will It Work?

May 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Congestion Pricing in New York: How Will It Work?

In April 2023, USDOT released the result of its environmental assessment of New York City’s proposed “Central Business Tolling” project—known more colloquially as “congestion pricing”—after years of examination and review. The result—a “Finding of No Significant Impact” or FONSI—means that the MTA can continue its process to implement a program to toll drivers for entering […]

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Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Sustainability

May 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Sustainability

In our seventh of 8 videos in the series: Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector, Robert Fleming and Dr. Raymond Barclay discuss sustainability. Sustainability is increasingly a framework by which institutions are rethinking their operations, educational offerings, and core missions. We’ll consider the case for this paradigm shift in philosophical and practical terms. Watch […]

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Discussing the Future of Cities with Gina Lavery

May 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Discussing the Future of Cities with Gina Lavery

For this week’s Present Value post, we interviewed Gina Lavery, Senior Vice President and Principal of Econsult Solutions and the new head of ESI Center for the Future of Cities. In this conversation, she talks about the opportunities cities have related to transportation, technology advances, and more! Get to know Gina and more about ESI […]

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Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Organizational Leadership in Uncertain Times

May 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Organizational Leadership in Uncertain Times

In our sixth of 8 videos in the series: Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector, Dr. Curtis Gregory discusses organizational leadership in uncertain times. Leading a university is hard enough in calm waters. These tumultuous times tax leaders tremendously. We’ll explore research-based methods for leaders to cultivate the emotional intelligence and communications skills to […]

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Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Chinese Students in American Institutions

May 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: Chinese Students in American Institutions

In our fifth of 8 videos in the series: Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector, Dr. Benjamin Olshin discusses Chinese students in American institutions- past, present, and future. Chinese students have been a prominent part of some college campuses. Geopolitical uncertainties are complicating these relationships. We’ll look into why that is and what institutions […]

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