Leaders are just like any other group of people in one very important respect. They need to get together with their own kind on a regular basis. Join Brenda Chaddock as she welcomes featured guests Cynthia Cherrey, President of the International Leadership Association (ILA) and Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Tulane University, New Orleans; Brian Sullivan, Canadian Board Member of ILA and VP Students at the University of British Columbia; and Ted Baartmans, ILA Vice President for External Affairs; CEO, The Bloemendaal Communication Network & Managing Director, The Presentation Group, Netherlands. ILA enables leaders from around the world – and of every age -- to meet in person and online to share their experience and expertise. There’s no other forum like it on the planet for benefiting from other leaders’ experience, getting inspired and feeling a sense of community.
Dr. Cynthia Cherrey is the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Tulane University. In addition to her position as Vice President, Dr. Cherrey holds an Appointment as Clinical Professor in the A.B. Freeman School of Business. The Vice President for Student Affairs provides leadership for campus programs and services; learning and leadership opportunities that enhance academic and co-curricular programs.
She has written and published in areas of leadership, organizational development and higher education. She has served as co-editor of a publication entitled, Building Leadership Bridges. Her interests in organic systems and leadership resulted in a co-authored book, Systemic Leadership: Enriching the Meaning of our Work and a World Business Academy publication entitled, Seeing and Leading Organic Systems. She consults for various educational profit and non-profit organizations and was a select delegate to France to meet with Centre National des Ceuvres Universitaires et Seolaires University rectors and presidents, and recently spoke at the International Leadership Summit of the Americas in Quito, Ecuador and at the SM Global Leadership Institute in Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Cherrey is the President and Chair of the Board for the International Leadership Association, which is a global network for those who study, practice and teach leadership. She is a Senior Fellow at the James McGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, and is a recipient of a J.W. Fulbright Scholarship.
Brian Sullivan is the Vice President, Students at the University of British Columbia, a position he assumed August 1st, 1999. UBC is a publicly supported comprehensive university offering credit instruction to about 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students and staff of approximately 500. The Okanagan's new University of British Columbia campus, UBC Okanagan, opened its doors in Kelowna in September 2005.
Mr. Sullivan was previously at the University of Guelph where he was Associate Vice President, Student Affairs since 1988. He received his A.B. (Biology) from Harvard College in 1968 and a Master’s of Public Health (Hospital Administration) at Yale University in 1970.
His particular professional interests include research into what promotes student learning in universities and colleges, approaches to increasing student involvement and leadership development, the preparation of students as global citizens, and new organizational arrangements for providing and funding student services. Brian has been active in NASPA on regional boards, the International Symposium and the Stevens Institute. He is a volunteer board member of the International Leadership Association, as well as the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society. Brian and Hilary’s four children are all University age.
Ted Baartmans - Bio Coming Soon
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