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.
About the Author
J. THOMAS WRENis Professor of Leadership Studies and Interim Dean of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, USA.
MICHAEL A. GENOVESEcurrently holds the Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, is a professor of Political Science, and Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies at Loyola Marymount University, USA.
RONALD E. RIGGIOis the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College, USA.
Table of ContentsPART I: THE LINK BETWEEN LIBERAL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP Re-Inventing the Liberal Arts through Leadership; J.Thomas Wren Can Study of the Liberal Arts be Used Simultaneously to Prepare Effective Leaders and Productive Citizens?; R.Ekman PART II: INTEGRATING LEADERSHIP INTO THE LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Leadership in the General Education Curriculum; G.Perruci Learning Leadership Discipline by Discipline: Cultivating Metaphors for Leadership Through the Study of the Liberal Arts; E.Muhlenfeld Liberal Education, Leadership and Value; R.Morrill Leadership and the Humanities; J.Bethke Elshtain PART III: IMPLEMENTING THE STUDY OF LEADERSHIP IN THE LIBERAL ARTS Using Thick Intellectual History to Teach Leadership: Implications of the Carlyle-Mill Exchange; S.J.Peart & D.M.Levy Leadership, Liberal Arts, and the Cultivation of Democratic Citizenship; M.A.Genovese Forever Becoming a Leader; J.Roush Liberal Arts and Management: New Patterns, Old Wisdom; J.Maroosis Assessing the Impact of Liberal Arts-Based Leadership Education; R.E.Riggio Conclusion