The Choice for Educational Leaders: Bold Vision or Mediocrity

Institutions of higher education are reshaping themselves—forced to do so in an era of shrinking budgets and heightened demands from students, lawmakers, and other stakeholders. As new institutions arise, so will new types of educational leaders. One trend is for colleges and universities to look for leaders with backgrounds in science and technology, for example, as Witt/Kieffer Education practice co-leader Lucy Leske mentioned recently in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The…