Playing to Your Strengths and Overcoming Adversity

President, Karen Whitney, spoke with us on adversity, utilizing your strengths, and the role of student housing on a university campus. A fascinating interview, Dr. Whitney tells interesting stories and gives practical advice to student affairs professionals everywhere.

Since assuming the presidency, Dr. Whitney has led the university to articulate a mission to provide transformative, lifelong learning opportunities through innovative, nationally recognized programs delivered in inclusive, student-centered environments.

Dr. Whitney has a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Houston. She presents, teaches, researches, and writes in the areas of higher education finance, administration, law, student development, and student facilities.