leadership

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Another New Provost?

How relentless administrative turnover makes it hard for me to do my job as a faculty member.
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Administration 101: The Vision Thing

The hiring profile for a campus-leadership position is often an elaborate, committee-drawn projection of myriad hopes and contradictory needs. Certain meta-qualities, however, tend to stand out as universally sought after, whether the opening is for a department chair or a president. Foremost among them is "vision." As in: "The...
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Stop Flaunting Your Flaws

Self-awareness as a leader in higher education does not mean being proud of your faults.