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Crisis, Coercion, and Choice – The Three C’s of Change is a three part, online webinar series featuring Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. Dr. Payne will be joined by SPOL's VP of Product, Larry Squarini, in SPOL’s continuing one on one series on topical issues in Higher Ed. With over 20 years in academia, Dr. Payne will engage in conversation in three different sessions:
Session 1: Leading Organization Change in Higher Education: You have to be visionary to survive a crisis.
Session 2: Competition in Higher Ed: How to attract and retain students in uncertain times.
Session 3: Oh, SHIFT: Strategies that lead to success in institutional effectiveness.
About Dr.Wesley Payne
Dr. Wesley Payne joined Three Rivers as the Vice President for Learning in July 2009, and became President of the college in September 2014. He previously served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Business at the College of Coastal Georgia. Payne has twenty years of experience serving as a faculty member and academic leader in community and baccalaureate colleges. In 2006, Payne was honored with the E-Award by the Louisiana Technology Council, is a two time winner of the Tennessee Board of Regents Distance Learning Innovations Award, and was selected for Who's Who Among America's Teachers three times.
Payne has been active in, and a frequent presenter with, national and regional organizations such as the Association of Institutional Research, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, and the Southern Association of Community College Researchers. Prior to joining Three Rivers he was also a frequent consultant to colleges and universities in the areas of accreditation, distance learning, and learning outcomes assessment. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership from Mississippi State University, a Masters of Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Bachelors of Professional Studies from the University of Memphis, and an Associates of Arts in Accountancy from Northwest Mississippi Community College. He and his wife, Dr. Maribeth Payne, live in Butler County.