Fostering Community and Belonging Beyond the Workplace Water Cooler
Conversationalists discussed strategies for building community in the new world of work where teams are no longer connecting around the office water cooler. As teams are increasingly distributed, how can higher education leaders nurture community and support remote workers? How do new hires connect to organizational values, culture, and colleagues, especially if they are remote? If an institution doesn’t support remote or hybrid work, how does that impact retention and employee satisfaction?
Chief Online Learning Officer / Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Success, Alamo Colleges District
Patrice Torcivia Prusko
Director of Learning Design, Technology and Media, Harvard University
WCET Steering Committee Vice Chair, WCET Executive Council, Equity Research Manager for Advanced Analytics, Western Governors University