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469. Leaders on the Right Track in the Academy

Monday, 5 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Fairfax A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director

Presiding: Rosemary G. Feal, MLA

Speakers: Brenda Bethman, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City; Erick R. Kelemen, Fordham Univ., Bronx; Tara Christie Kinsey, Princeton Univ.; Caryl McFarlane, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation; Sarah P. Sutherland, Mount Holyoke Coll.; Amanda L. Watson, New York Univ. Bobst Library

Session Description:

Many academic leaders with PhDs hold positions off the tenure track. This roundtable explores the career paths of the participants: director of a university women's center, director of a center for teaching excellence, associate director of leadership gifts in a development office, senior program officer at a foundation, senior adviser to a college president, and research and instruction librarian.


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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