Category Teresa Sullivan

Free Speech, University Politics, and the Leadership Labyrinth

In the Chronicle of Higher Education this month, UVa Professor Bruce Holsinger wrote an intriguing commentary on Rector Helen Vargas attempt to spin the temporary suspension of President Teresa Sullivan by soliciting students and faculty to write opinion pieces that supported her point of view. He writes:”On September 12, The Washington Post reported on a newly released tranche […]

What Teresa Sullivan has learned — and can teach us about leadership

According to the  June 25 Washington Post Andrea Newman, a member of U Michiganʻs Board of Regents, and a former colleague of Teresa Sullivan, described her as a “change agent.” Ousted, and now returned, to her position as University of Virginiaʻs president, “Sullivan arrived at Virginia’s insular state flagship two years ago as the ultimate outsider. And […]