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Clark Atlanta University
Executive VP, Finance & Administration

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The Relay Race of Leadership

 The Relay Race of Leadership During the years I served as a college president, I often caught myself doing what many of my colleagues do: crowing about my colleges’ successes as though they mostly happened because of me. Presidents with healthy egos don’t want to seem weak, and so at alumni meetings, in college publications and with foundations, we will often speak as though we and the college are one and the same. I can’t…

RHPA Mentorship Program

R. H. Perry & Associates offers a new and innovative Mentorship Program, a service that provides first-time presidents with guidance from an experienced former president.  Senior Consultant Dr. Roger Martin, a former Harvard dean and 20-year college president, directs the program.  It will help new presidents avoid the pitfalls of the first year that can undermine a presidency.  Dr. Martin has written extensively about the college…

Sue DeWine, Ph.D. has joined RHPA as Senior Consultant

We are pleased to announce that Sue DeWine recently joined R. H. Perry & Associates after more than 40 years in higher education. Sue has had a successful career in academe with extensive experience as an administrator, fundraiser and communication consultant. She was a full professor and consultant to industry in a large public institution and Provost and President at two small private colleges. Her expertise is academics. Dr. DeWine became…

Congratulations

August 16, 2017
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Duncan E. McGill named the new dean of intelligence school.

August 16, 2017
Elms College new President is Harry Dumay.

May 22, 2017
Stephen A. Lazowski has been selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to serve as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Marietta College.