Writing this from Nagoya, Japan where I am running the junior faculty consortium of the Academy of International Business (AIB), and preparing to introduce Professor James Mirrlees, the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Economics, who is addressing the consortium.
June 2011 Archives
Since learning of my appointment, I've thought a lot about the role of an interim dean. Is it simply to tread water until a permanent dean is found? Is it to minimize disruption and stay the course? Are we in, to paraphrase Dr. Seuss, "the waiting place"?