Living on the Diagonal and Other Selected Writings

Living on the Diagonal and Other Selected Writings

by William G Durden


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In Living on the Diagonal, William G. Durden recounts an adventurous career in education, business and government and offers advice for today's students as well as future generations. These pages capture the legacy of the iconic leader, representing his blueprint for constantly exploring new directions, learning from every experience and searching for answers "on the diagonal," where others seldom tread.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484167182
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

William G. Durden, president of Dickinson College from 1999 to 2013, was previously a member of the German department at the Johns Hopkins University, executive director of the Center for Talented Youth and a senior education consultant to the U.S. Department of State. He has advised various U.S. ambassadors on educational issues and serves on several international educational boards.

Durden has published and spoken widely on such topics as literary criticism, gifted and talented education, foreign-language study, technology and instruction, U.S. and international education policy and theory, leadership and democracy in education.

He received his undergraduate degree from
Dickinson in German and philosophy and M.A.
and Ph.D. degrees in German language and literature from Johns Hopkins.

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