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ERIC Number: EJ792551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-6405
It's Not about Me: Politics of the Public University President
Pattenaude, Richard
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, v19 n2 p16-17 Fall 2004
The author addresses the criticism that today's university presidents do not forcefully speak out to public issues and controversies. He discusses what had changed and why public presidents speak carefully on policy issues, putting forth that public university presidents have a responsibility to their institutions not to allow controversy sap energy, create resistance to change, or generate hostile opposition.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A