Articles tagged: leaders

The Liberal Arts and Presidential Leadership

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By Nannerl O. Keohane, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, and former President of Wellesley College (1981-1993) and Duke University (1993-2004)

Liberal arts (and sciences) are the best possible preparation for success in the learned professions—law, medicine, teaching—as well as in the less traditionally learned but increasingly arcane professions of business, finance, and high-tech innovation.

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The Soul of the University

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By Nicholas Lemann, Professor of Journalism and Dean Emeritus, Columbia Journalism School

For many people who have spent their lives working in higher education, mass higher education and research universities make for a perfect fit: together they express both the public service and the intellectual ambitions of educators. But they aren’t the same idea.

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