the success of our institutions and our students requires that we bring our best selves to the table each and every day. And, like Lapointe observed related to his playing, we have a responsibility to 'step it up'
I begin a sabbatical from my position as the President of Marymount California University with hopes to identify and address certain leadership theory questions that present themselves to both my sector (higher education) and modern society.
These are historic times, when type of degree and field of study are critical for moving the country and economy ahead. By really looking down the road, whether on a bike or at a university, we will be better prepared for what lies ahead.