FranklinCovey Higher Ed Newsletter: December 2022

Live Webcast

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses: Practical Strategies for Higher Education Leaders

January 18 @ 1 pm EST

Many college campuses are experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental health issues have a significant impact, regardless of size, location, or academic focus, and are only worsening. Across the country, 73% of university presidents say mental health is their most pressing issue because of its widespread and devastating effects (Deloitte).

This presentation will discuss a wide range of strategies deployed from multiple levels to address this crisis. Examples include strategies that can be applied by university leadership, administration, faculty, staff, frontline college health professionals, department level, campus level, student body, campus community, parents, etc.

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E-Book Guide (PDF)

Managing College Stress: How to Help Students Weather the Mental Health Crisis

Mental health and stress on college campuses isn’t new. Stress and anxiety have long been connected with higher education under the guise that pushing students to their mental limits is how universities can prepare them for future success. Across the country, 73% of university presidents say mental health is their most pressing issue because of its widespread and devastating effects.

In this report, we’ll dive deep into research surrounding stress and mental health issues affecting college students and their impact on the universities—and what you can do about it.

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Live Webcast

Lead Your College Through Economic Uncertainty

December 14 @ 1 pm EST
January 25 @ 11 am EST

When economic uncertainty is encountered, gaps within colleges and universities become more obvious, and it can be natural for staff and faculty to experience fear. This paralyzes their ability to think, innovate, create, and execute.

When leaders model and coach skills of proactivity and build trust through transparency, institutional success is sustained and amplified.

During this live 60-minute webcast, we will highlight:

  • How to model skills of proactivity to decrease uncertainty.
  • Actions leaders can take to calm fears, intently hear concerns, and coach individuals.
  • Behaviors of trust that will help your people collaborate more effectively, operate faster, and achieve sustainable results.
  • Win-Win agreements that eliminate ambiguity.

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Case Study Video

University of North Florida: Taylor Leadership Institute Case Study

In partnership with FranklinCovey LeaderU, the Taylor Leadership Institute at the University of North Florida facilitates both curricular and co-curricular leadership education, emphasizing the promotion and reward of personal, civic, and community engagement through rigorous and innovative programs that advance student leadership development.

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E-Book Guide (PDF)

Inclusive Leadership: Three Keys to Building an Authentic, High-Trust Culture on Your Campus

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is the new workplace mantra, and for good reason—organizations that lead in DEI are 25%–36% more profitable, have innovation rates up to 20% higher, and enjoy better employee engagement and retention, according to the World Economic Forum. This guide outlines practical steps leaders can take to lead more inclusively and create a high-trust environment where everyone can contribute their best effort and ideas.

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C-Suite Podcast: Episode 38

Keep Your Head in the Game: Reggie Fils-Aime

Join the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, as he speaks about his immersive leadership style. Reggie shares how leaders can shape the vision and communicate effectively in a way that fosters human connection in a digital world.

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FranklinCovey LeaderU Article

Alternative Credentials: What Are They and How Do They Apply to Postsecondary Education?

Currently, there is a misalignment between the skills employers are seeking and the skills potential employees have. In fact, of nearly 20 thousand employers polled globally, 69% reported they are struggling to find workers with the right blend of technical and human skills – a 15-year high. This isn’t merely a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, 75% of U.S. HR professionals reported a shortage of technical and human skills in job applicants.

Learners need evidence of their in-demand skills and tools to showcase their professional readiness. Colleges and universities can help them do this through a system they already have in place: credentials.

In this article, we will take a look at the different types of micro-credentials out there and how higher education institutions can use them to strengthen and spotlight student skills.

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Featured Client Engagements

TSTC has been a FranklinCovey client for nearly 8 years. They have most recently put over 300 Managers through the 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. Additionally, they use FranklinCovey courses in their Leadership Academy as building blocks to career advancement and continued professional development.


The Campus Leadership Program at George Brown College, incorporated 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students into their “Women in Fashion Technology” curriculum this Fall. Their focus is on providing students with opportunities for self-assessment, growth, communication, and leadership skills.


The College of Southern Nevada aspires to be one of the best community colleges in the nation. It has partnered with FranklinCovey to enhance the effectiveness of its employees, develop a culture of high trust, and build its capability to execute with excellence and achieve breakthrough performance.



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