Tag: US News and World Report

Look Before They’re Gone: RIP Alma Mater U

Barnard College, 1913  (LOC)

It’s autumn; college football games have started another season, and the leaves will soon be turning on campuses across the country. Catch a good look; for any number of liberal arts colleges this year will mark the start of their demise. Those people working in the space who are early in their careers need to […]

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[Life Back West] January 2011 – “Most Likely to Succeed?”

Anthracite coal, a high value rock from easter...

David Brailer does not have  a background that causes you automatically to pick him as most likely to succeed. And that’s why his success story is interesting for me as an executive coach, and why it holds at least two insights helpful for you. Brailer grew up in the coal mining town of Kingwood, West Virginia; […]

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The Coming Armageddon in Private Liberal Arts Higher Education

Waller Hall at Willamette University in Salem,...

It’s back to school time across the nation. Kids (and adults) ranging from preschoolers to people doing post-graduate work are packing their backpacks and heading to class. For alumni and students of private liberal arts colleges, schools that number in the hundreds across the United States, it’s a time time though before the perfect storm […]

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