Are you providing outplacement support during layoffs?

If your university has made the difficult decision to lay off staff, outplacement services can be a lifeline for your employees. We can provide affordable job transition support, with an hourly fee structure that only charges your institution for actual time used. Dutcher LLC is a team of trusted advisors experienced as on-the-ground higher education executives. Our human resources specialist, Mary Eisenhauer, is certified in 360-degree assessments, career coaching, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, and Lean…

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Should You Be Exploring an Institutional Partnership?

Mergers, acquisitions, strategic alliances and restructurings:  University leaders frequently use these terms although they make many of us acutely uncomfortable.  For some, they suggest we aren’t advancing our distinctive educational mission, we are falling short in serving our people, and most starkly:  our beloved institution is failing.  But here we are.  Demographics, economics, and public health issues, among other factors, are   working against our best-laid plans and aspirations. Far more presidents than any of…

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