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The Presidency

Spring 2014

Presidency spring 2014 cover

On The Cover

Marla J. Holt

​The relationship between higher education presidents and their boards seems more frayed than in years past, but a broad spectrum of experts have a range of solutions to help mend it.

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  • city skyline with sailboats

    The New Frontier in Higher Education

    Joan E. Wodiska

    The rapid changes in higher education represent a great opportunity and responsibility for leaders to grab the reins and boldly drive forward.

  • apples on a branch

    Best Practices: Picking the Right President

    Andrea Warren Hamos, Ellen Heffernan, Elizabeth A. Neumann, and Shelly Weiss Storbeck

    Perhaps more than any other single factor, an institution’s future depends on the effectiveness of its chief executive. When searching for a new president, how can an institution maximize its chances of success?

  • planning maps

    Leading Beyond the Campus Gates

    Mark Toner

    As these best practices illustrate, expanding the scope of leadership beyond campus boundaries can uniquely strengthen an institution, but a president must be strategic.

  • rubix cube with missing piece

    Solving the Governance Conundrum

    Marla J. Holt

    The relationship between higher education presidents and their boards seems more frayed than in years past, but a broad spectrum of experts have a range of solutions to help mend it.

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