As if on cue. . .

by VanessaVaile

As if business professor Peter Morici knows better than TJ… no piker as innovator and leader (showing that neither are incompatible with the classics and other humanities)

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You just knew, after University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan was forced to resign, and now that the board is considering reinstating her, someone would come along to attempt to justify the original dismissal.

As if on cue, University of Maryland business professor Peter Morici [ht: pm] assumes his appointed role.

Higher education is in crisis, and leaders like recently dismissed University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan bear a heavy burden of responsibility, simply put, for not effectively leading. . .

American universities please the immediate instincts of students and faculty — who often chose the academic life to avoid the rigors of the marketplace.

Academics who make it to the top rely heavily on consensus-building processes that offer students and faculty a strong sense of involvement but do not yield decisions that best serve the long-term interests of institutions or the communities they serve.

Sullivan was given fair…

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