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The Dangers of Being Extraordinary: Matt Reed on Transformational Leadership

This Inside Higher Ed blogger offers a self-limiting take on visionary leadership. Matt Reed, Community College Dean and Cultural Studies scholar, argues that “superstars come and go…. On the rare occasions when a superstar is genuine, the main issue is succession: what happens when the superstar moves on?” He seems to believe that charisma is […]

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 […]