Fischler College of Education: Faculty Articles


The Peter Principle is Alive and Well in Higher Education

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News Article

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Peter Principle, education, higher education, college administration, university administration, public colleges, private colleges, research university

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The EvoLLLution


With the increasing amount of responsibility being placed on the shoulders of administrators across the higher education landscape, senior leaders need to put more thought into how formal succession planning is managed at their institutions.