Talking Presidents Off the Ledge
I’ve been receiving an unprecedented number of calls from presidents across the country asking me to “talk [them] off the ledge.” Most of those conversations have been with presidents whom I judge to be effective and emotionally grounded. Yet each person has been distressed in ways that I didn’t find common during my earlier years in higher education.
Originally published: April 24, 2018
Author: Susan Resneck Pierce
Position: President Emerita
Institution: University of Puget Sound
Published by: Inside Higher Ed