On the path to a successful presidency, multitasking is a detour
College presidents today face an increasingly complex array of challenges and require a much wider range of skills than ever before. Moreover, traditional paths to the presidency are unlikely to produce sufficient numbers of appropriately skilled leaders. These are the central conclusions of two recent important, if flawed, reports from authoritative sources.
Originally published: June 4, 2017
Author: Richard M. Freeland
Position: President Emeritus
Institution: Northeastern University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed