Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Report: 'Major turnover' of college presidents on way - USATODAY.com

Report: 'Major turnover' of college presidents on way - USATODAY.com: "By Maureen Groppe, Gannett News Service
WASHINGTON — College presidents have gotten older and have been in their positions longer than at any time in the past 20 years, indicating an upcoming wave of turnover at the top.

'The data … suggests that we will likely see a major turnover in the leadership of American colleges and universities in the next five to 10 years,' said James Renick, senior vice president of the American Council on Education. ACE surveyed the nation's 3,396 presidents last year for the report being issued today.

'This is a challenge. But it also represents an opportunity to promote greater diversity in our leadership,' Renick said"

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