February 18, 2013
Leaders' Oustings Upset Canadian Scholars
Two years ago, David H. Turpin, president of the University of Victoria, noticed a troubling trend in the ranks of his fellow Canadian university leaders: An increasing number of them seemed to be leaving their jobs prematurely, whether by choice or involuntarily.
Intrigued, the busy president of the fast-growing university on Canada's west coast began his own research into presidential departures. He found that 12 Canadian university presidents left office after serving three years