Leadership And The Liberal Arts: Achieving the Promise of a Liberal Education

Hardcover | February 3, 2009

EditorJ. Thomas Wren

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A collection of essays by presidents of prominent liberal arts colleges and leading intellectuals who reflect on the meaning of educating individuals for leadership and how it can be accomplished in ways consistent with the missions of liberal arts institutions. Edited by faculty from the Jepson School for Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, the Jepson Studies in Leadership series will reflect the school's broad-based, liberal arts approach to the study of leadership. The Jepson School has faculty representatives from the disciplines of English literature, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, religious studies, and organizational leadership. No other school or program is better situated to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on this important topic.

 

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A collection of essays by presidents of prominent liberal arts colleges and leading intellectuals who reflect on the meaning of educating individuals for leadership and how it can be accomplished in ways consistent with the missions of liberal arts institutions. Edited by faculty from the Jepson School for Leadership Studies at the Uni...

J. Thomas Wren is currently Professor of Leadership Studies and formerly interim dean at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond.  Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D. is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna Colle...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:February 3, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Part I   The Link between Liberal Learning and Leadership * One:  Re-Inventing the Liberal Arts through Leadership - J. Thomas Wren * Two:  Can Study of the Liberal Arts be Used Simultaneously to Prepare Effective Leaders and Productive Citizens? - Richard Ekman * Part II   Integrating Leadership into the Liberal Arts and Sciences * Three:  Leadership in the General Education Curriculum - Gama Perruci * Four:  Learning Leadership Discipline by Discipline: Cultivating Metaphors for Leadership Through the Study of the Liberal Arts - Elisabeth Muhlenfeld * Five: Liberal Education, Leadership and Values - Richard Morrill * Six: Leadership and the Humanities - Jean Bethke Elshtain * Part III   Implementing the Study of Leadership in the Liberal Arts * Seven: Using Thick Intellectual History to Teach Leadership: Implications of the Carlyle-Mill Exchange - Sandra J. Peart & David M. Levy * Eight     Leadership, Liberal Arts, and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship - Michael A. Genovese * Nine: Forever Becoming a Leader - John Roush * Ten:  Liberal Arts and Management: New Patterns, Old Wisdom - James Maroosis * Eleven  Assessing the Impact of Liberal Arts-Based Leadership Education - Ronald E. Riggio * Conclusion