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Legacy … What Legacy?

During my 45 years of working at or with nonprofit institutions, I have watched leaders do a whole series of imprudent things as they considered their individual legacy of leadership.  And, on occasion, I have watched leaders commit serious errors of leadership that polished their individual record at the expense of the institution and its […]

Posted in Leadership

Drain the Swamp

Louis J. Freeh, the former FBI director who was commissioned by the Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees to investigate recent leadership failures at the University, wrote in his final report, “One of the most challenging of the tasks confronting the Penn State community is transforming the culture that permitted Sandusky’s behavior, as illustrated throughout […]

Posted in Leadership

Legacy Admissions: Another Perspective

I recently read a piece advocating legacy preferences in college and university admissions on economic and philanthropic grounds.  I want to offer a different perspective and a different conclusion.  At their core, legacy admissions policies are an ethical issue. It is not uncommon in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors to turn thorny ethical issues […]

Posted in Philanthropy
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