May 22, 2015

Sweet Briar Donor Excoriates Board and President in Commencement Address

Sweet BriarIt is a rare to have a commencement speaker excoriate the college whose graduates she has been invited to address, but in this case, Mayor Teresa Tomlinson could not have been expected to do differently.

NPQ’s Comment Roundup: On Younger Leaders, from the Perspective of Older Leaders

 

hanging-word-ballonsWe see NPQ as a collective endeavor, a place to learn about and work out analyses of the complexities of the work we do. That necessarily involves conflict and contradiction and people contributing knowledge that comes from various disciplines, experiences, and perspectives. We wanted to use this space...

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Sweet BriarIt is a rare to have a commencement speaker excoriate the college whose graduates she has been invited to address, but in this case, Mayor Teresa Tomlinson could not have been expected to do differently.

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