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Weekly Wisdom 5/17/21 - Mark Becker

Bridget Burns, Executive Director of the University Innovation Alliance, and Doug Lederman, Editor and Co-Founder of Inside Higher Ed, speak with Mark Becker, President of Georgia State University. As Dr. Becker prepares to retire from his long and celebrated tenure, he shares his wisdom about the best mindset for leadership, how elevating the entire institution is a measure of personal success, and the ongoing need for education at any stage in one's career. Topics include:

  • The advantage of studying other leaders before becoming a leader
  • Advice that he's received and given
  • The power of building a stellar team and enabling them to shine
  • The disconnect between many critics and the subject of their speculation
  • A continuing practice of professional development

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