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ERIC Number: EJ871279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1099-3681
How Boards Go Wrong--And Right: Observations on the Search and Selection of College Presidents
Denton, Rebecca A.; Moore, John E., Jr.
Presidency, v12 n3 p34-37 Fall 2009
Hiring and evaluating a president is crucial to a college's--and a board's--success. Effective leadership is a much prized commodity, and the leadership challenges for presidents of colleges and universities have many dimensions. Finding and supporting effective leadership is one of the foremost responsibilities of governing boards. In this article, the authors offer valuable insight into a governing board's quest for the perfect president. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A