On The Cover
College and university presidencies keep getting shorter, and a tidal wave of retirements looms in the horizon, yet searches still take six months to a year. Is it time to rethink the way presidents get hired?
Two seasoned campus-communications professionals to compile a top 10 list of communications must-dos for transitioning in a new president.
A. Gabriel Esteban, in his first presidency at Seton Hall University (NJ), is also the institution’s first lay president in a generation.
Ronald A. Crutcher, who is stepping down from the presidency at Wheaton College (MA) after a decade of sterling leadership, passes along five principles that have helped him maximize his effectiveness.
R. Barbara Gitenstein, who has guided The College of New Jersey with a sure and expert hand since 1999 and recently renewed her commitment for another five years of leadership, reflects on the dynamics that have challenged her to pivot her leadership and three key lessons she has learned.
Robert A. Scott, president of Adelphi University (NY), shares his philosophies of education and leadership in eight “lessons of leadership.”
ACE’s Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president for government and public affairs, recaps higher education-related activity on Capitol Hill.
ACE President Molly Corbett Broad discusses the cycle of a college or university presidency.
ACE’s general counsel explores several issues to take into consideration when outlining a presidential search process.
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