The process of leading higher learning institutions is not for the faint-hearted. Leaders are called upon to navigate the competing and sometimes hidden agendas of multiple taskmasters and the communities their institutions call home.
A leading environmentalist who happens to be our former vice president, Al Gore, said, "Holding a 'feel-good' investment may appeal to the heart, but it's of no real use if it doesn't produce a healthy financial return." The investment behavior of university and college endowments appears to conf
Documents have been the primary vehicle for knowledge-sharing since the ancient Egyptians captured ideas on papyrus. Documents nonetheless pose a heavy burden for a university, a sometimes exorbitant cost of doing business in a time of intense fiscal pressure.