July 28, 2014
At Butler, a Corporate Way to Manage Change and Groom New Leaders
Aaron P. Bernstein for The Chronicle
After less than two years as provost of Butler University, Kathryn A. Morris would admit that she could use some help managing the institution’s academic enterprise. The provost came to the job hoping that she could help elevate the stature of the university, but she often found herself consumed by a barrage of email and a brutal appointment schedule that left little time for strategic thinking.
Eager to change things, Ms. Morris has signed on to a yearlong