Posts Tagged: Joseph M. Cronin

Book Review: Propping Up Presidencies?

Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Grady Bogue; The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2013. Most books on the college presidency are either autobiographies or prescriptions for success. We avoid autopsies, diagnoses of leadership collapses and college president resignations/terminations. Usually no one wants ...

Book Review: Moral Victories?

Moral Problems in Higher Education, Steven Cahn, editor, Temple University Press, 2011.“Few philosophers have shown much interest in examining the moral problems …” in academe, their own bailiwick, complains Steven Cahn, a philosopher and former president of The Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York (CUNY).Cahn initiated a course in academic et...