Becoming the New Leader of an Experienced Staff

LIVE Webinar date: June 26, 2012
Time: 2pm – 3:00pm ET


Taking over a seasoned staff as a new leader can be a challenge. In this webinar, learn how to use the experiences of your staff in conjunction with your ideas to move forward as an effective team. Also, learn to use resources that will help you develop the leadership skills necessary to improve your existing employees and leverage their strengths.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is geared towards higher education professionals who aspire to, or already occupy positions of leadership, especially those who wish to enhance both their own and their staff's professional development.


Travis Blume, Registrar, Indiana Institute of Technology

Travis Blume has worked in higher education for eleven years, six of them in the field of records and registration. He currently serves as registrar at Indiana Institute of Technology and served at Ivy Tech Community College's East Central Region as Registrar prior. Travis currently serves on the AACRAO Professional and Staff Development Committee and the IACRAO Professional Development Committee. Travis earned his Bachelor of General Studies at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, and his Master of Science in Organizational Leadership at Indiana Institute of Technology.


Mark McConahay, AACRAO Technology Conference Director and Associate Vice Provost and Registrar at Indiana University

 McConahay joined the Office of the Registrar at IU in 1982 and is a recognized leader and consultant in the assessment of technology deployment and student academic services support structures.

McConahay has published several articles and given presentations throughout his professional career at IU, and collaborations with his colleagues and IT professionals at IU have garnered numerous awards over the years. McConahay also has held leadership positions in several international professional organizations devoted to the integration of information technology in higher education administration systems and is currently Director of AACRAO’s Technology Conference.

Additional information:

AACRAO Publications

AACRAO offers a valuable library of resources on higher education issues. For a listing of our recent publications, please visit

Professional Meetings

AACRAO offers professional development opportunities through meetings and online courses. For more information, please visit

Registration Cost: $79.00 for AACRAO Members / $99.00 for Non-Members

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For questions about the webinar please contact AACRAO at or call 202-293-9161.