If only I had known more about…. Handling Finances and Accreditation
While I came to my presidency 11 years ago with a reasonably sophisticated understanding of higher-education finances, the immediate crisis before me was financial, and it was absolutely of crisis proportion. While it took me all of two weeks on the job to discover the extent of the problem, trying to figure out a path to financial health that would both be acceptable to our community and actually work was an immense challenge.
Originally published: November 20, 2016
Author: Lawrence M. Schall
Institution: Oglethorpe University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed