195: Leading a Lifelong Learning Institute with Chris McLeod of OLLI
With a mission of improving quality of life and engaging minds, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLI) provide a distinctive array of lifelong learning opportunities and activities specifically developed for seasoned adults who are interested in learning simply for the joy of learning. And as the director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Duke University, Chris McLeod leads one the top ten largest Institutes in the country (there are over 120 nationally), which are all associated with universities and colleges.
In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, Jeff talks with Chris about the general commonalities of the learners they serve and the opportunities and challenges that come with serving them. They also talk about the role of membership in OLLI’s business model and the factors that tend to underpin the success of the most successful programs.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode195.
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