Local, state, and federal government involvement in higher education institutions can distract leaders from accomplishing their intended goal(s). In this paper, you will discuss how government involvement could be leveraged to support institutions at crucial points during the implementation of change initiatives.
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Write a paper (1,250-1,500 words) that lists and explains five ways leadership might leverage federal and state statutes and government programs to promote change and student success within your own state institutions. Include the following in your paper:
- A research-based discussion of government involvement that might include: research grants; policies, statutes, laws influencing curriculum or instruction; current funding restrictions; and/or student aid and scholarships.
- An evaluation of how the underlying focus of governance should be on leadership impact/influence and student success.