Leon Botstein has learned a lot about leadership since first assuming the role of president of Bard College in 1975. Over more than four decades, he has expanded the college’s reach globally — and watched the world change significantly. What has he learned about running a campus in that time?


In the latest installment of The Chronicle’s Leadership Interview series, Leon Botstein will join Len Gutkin, a senior editor with The Chronicle Review, for a discussion that will focus on: 


  • What has Covid-19 taught Leon Botstein about leading a campus?
  • How does he envision the future of the liberal arts in the United States and around the world?
  • How can small colleges survive in tough times?

August 23 | 2 p.m., ET
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Thursday, March 11 |  2:00 p.m., ET
Liv Gjestvang
Associate Vice President, Learning Technology, Ohio State University

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Bryan Alexander
Futurist and Author of Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education

Bonnie H. Ferri
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, Co-chair of the Commission on Creating the Next in Education, Georgia Institute of Technology

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Ian Wilhelm
Assistant Managing Editor, The Chronicle

Bob Atkins
CEO, Gray Associates

Ian Wilhelm
Assistant Managing Editor,
The Chronicle