TITLE

Amherst Searches for a President: WOULD YOU WANT THIS JOB?

AUTHOR(S)
Arkes, Hadley
PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
National Review;9/28/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 39, p1209
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the search for a new president by Amherst College in the U.S. Key issues discussed include the circumstances surrounding the vacancy of the presidency of the college, the qualifications sought from potential candidates to the position and a description of the important role to be performed by the new president for the college and higher education as a whole.
ACCESSION #
6073565

 

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