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The Presidency

Spring 2010

2010 Spring Cover

On The Cover

Mark G. Yudof

​Distinguishing between situational and sustainable values has helped one of the nations most visible higher education leaders make difficult finanical decisions that continue to promote the long-term interests of his system. Frank Friedman, Ronald Mason, Jr., and Richard L. Pattenaude share additional insights and perspectives.

Features

  • Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

    Renu Khator

    With so few Asian Americans pursuing leadership positions in U.S. postsecondary institutions, Khator questions whether the pipeline to the top is broken. Here, she describes her own journey to the presidency and reveals a potential conflict of values between the two worlds.

  • Defining the New Academy

    Ronald Mason, Jr.

    Ronald Mason, Jr. contributes to the discussion of leadership in Mark G. Yudof's article.

  • If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen

    Richard L. Pattenaude

    As a supplement to Mark G. Yudof's article, Richard L. Pattenaude shares his thoughts on financial challenges.

  • Making Difficult Decisions in Difficult Times

    Mark G. Yudof

    Distinguishing between situational and sustainable values has helped one of the nation's most visible higher education leaders make difficult financial decisions that continue to promote the long-term interests of his system.

  • Making Difficult Decisions Today for a Better Tomorrow

    Frank Friedman

    Frank Friedman offers additional insights to Mark G. Yudof's article, "Making Difficult Decisions in Difficult Times.

  • Style Matters: Phil, Ernie, and the Board

    William G. Cale, Jr.

    Comparing college and university presidents to professional golfers, Cale offers a unique perspective on collaborating with different types of leaders, and how each leadership style can be effective.

  • The New Space Race: Global Sustainability

    Judy Genshaft

    Has the national reached another Sputnik-era crossroads? Genshaft asserts that it has, and this time, it's the challenge to create sustainable practices, technologies, and systems that must be met before it's too late.

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