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Ensuring diverse leadership in top college administration positions

Dr. Kristina Johnson, the president of The Ohio State University.
The Ohio State University

For the past two years, Kristina Johnson has served as president of The Ohio State University. So, it came as a surprise last week when she announced she would be resigning at the end of the academic year.

Ohio State's Board of Trustees will begin searching for the university’s 17th president.

A college president is responsible for overseeing both the academic and administrative operations for the institution.

They also serve as the public face of the school. However, a new study finds college president searches tend to favor white men.

Coming up, we’ll look at what goes into the search for a college president and strategies for ensuring greater diversity in leadership at colleges and universities.


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