February 16, 2007
Presidents: Same Look, Different Decade
For all the attention paid to diversity in recent years, older white men still lead most colleges
The remarkable thing about the profile of the typical college president — a married, graying white man with a doctoral degree — is how little it has changed over the last 20 years.
Although more members of minority groups and women lead higher-education institutions today than in the past, a study of college presidents released this week by the American Council