Acting on Promise: Reflections of a University President

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Polyglot Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages

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Creating a Leadership Team
Restructuring the University and Academic Governance

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About the author (2008)

Robert J. Bruce is President Emeritus of Widener University. During his long career in higher education, Dr. Bruce served Colby College, Bard College, Clark University and Widener University. He twice served as chairman of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania, chairman of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and as a member of the NCAA Presidents Commission. A graduate of Colby College, Bruce earned a masters degree from the University of Massachusetts, was a Fulbright Scholar in the United Kingdom and has been awarded three honorary doctor of humane letters degrees for his service to higher education. He and his wife Judy are the proud parents of two children, Kim and Scott and seven grandchildren. They reside in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Castine, Maine.

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