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The President of Harvard Is Named 'Faust'
Neil S. Greenspan
Immunologist and clinical pathologist in Cleveland
In the last six years the exceptionally influential Wall Street firm, Goldman Sachs, has been reported to engage in business practices that would appear to be strongly at odds with the professed values of Harvard and just about any other not-for-profit university or college.
Considering Leadership in the 21st Century: Storytelling, Responsibility and Credibility
Dr. Michael S. Brophy
President, Benedictine University
One of the initial feelings I have on sabbatical is gratitude. Thankful for the support of my university and family, I am taking time to revisit the disciplines that inspire me: writing, music, film and leadership.
Putting Strategy, Ambition and Guts Back Into College Fundraising
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell
Director of Edvance Foundation, former college & university pr...
One of the fundamental mistakes made by presidents is to confuse what donors want with what their institution needs.
President, Oregon Institute of Technology
Self awareness is a key quality in allowing a president to understand if he or she fits well with his or her university. The key, as I see it, to leading is to be predictable, even-keeled, unflappable, honorable, enthusiastic, vociferous, and pick your battles well.
Creating a New Model of Shared Services: Dual -- Not Dueling -- Campus Leadership
President of SUNY Delhi and Officer-in-Charge of SUNY Cobleskill
Anticipating my reaction to leaving the campus that I had been leading for 13 years, the provost said, "No, you're not leaving Delhi. We want you to be president of both campuses." This unconventional move was inspired by a mandate across SUNY to do more with less.
Petraeus at Princeton? Generals Shouldn't Run Certain Institutions
Associate director of Law and Public Affairs, Princeton Univer...
This development raises an important question: Why would an educational institution want a military commander to lead it?
A Historical Day at the University of Alabama
Dr. Robert Exley
President, Snead State Community College
The only question that I have is: "What took the University of Alabama so long to choose a woman president?"
Leading by Learning
Dr. Roger H. Hull
President Emeritus, Union College; Founder, Help Yourself Foun...
Not taking an institution's history into account will almost certainly guarantee a president will fail and soon be on the job market again.
On Blogs and Blogging
Geoffrey M. Cox, PhD
President, Alliant International University
When I began this new blog a few weeks ago I did not expect it to become a forum for debate among faculty, staff, students and alumni of Alliant.
She's Back: University Board Reverses President's Ouster
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When College Presidents Exit the Public Square
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The No. 1 News Source For Higher Education and Intellectual Life
William Ayers said that democracy requires dialogue, but that too many academics refuse to express their opinions.
University Presidents Admit: We Like Money More than Fairness In College Football
David Henry Sterry
Author, activist, performer, muckraker, book doctor
E. Gordon Gee, president of Ohio State University, has voiced a position which many school presidents ascribe to, when he says that he is violently and irrationally opposed to a playoff system.
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