As highly visible institutions with perceived “deep pockets,” colleges and universities are targets for lawsuits arising from injuries and property damage only tenuously tied to the schools’ actions.
With increasing urgency, today’s colleges are being asked—by business, government and the nonprofit field—to impart so-called “21st century skills” of communication, collaboration, problem-solving and creativity to their students. What’s often missing from the list is leadership.
Claire Sterk's long-range plan includes increasing diversity of staff and students, improving access and making the Emory University more affordable. Also in People News: Ingrid Thompson-Sellers becomes interim president at South Georgia State College