When the ACBSP Board of Directors granted Dr. Sue Courtney, retired business professor from Kansas City Kansas Community College, Emeritus Status in May, she became the 31st person to be added to an honor roll of ACBSP’s most esteemed leaders. If ACBSP had a first family, it would be Dr. Courtney’s. Her father was Jim … More Dr. Sue Courtney Granted Emeritus Status by the ACBSP Board of Directors
There are certain moments in our respective lifetimes in which we remember exactly where we were when human life seemingly changed direction at that moment; forever etched in our minds. For some, it has been November 22, 1963, when America became united in grief after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr. For others, … More A. Commentary: ACBSP Leadership During a Once-In-A-Lifetime Crisis
It’s no secret that student loan debt in 2019 is at the highest point ever in the history of higher education. The most recent student loan debt statistics show just how serious the student loan debt crisis has now become. According to a recent article in Forbes, there are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone. Further, student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category, behind only mortgage debt, with borrowers on average owing more than $30,000 when they leave school; whether they graduate or not. … More A New Way to Tackle Student Loan Debt: Innovative or Predatory?
During a recent lecturing opportunity, I was thinking about my work with the Kansas Legislature and how it fits with the broader principles of leadership. A former work colleague, Dr. Jonathan Fisk, asked me to speak to his MPA class at Auburn University. His focus was ethics and leadership in the public sector. These are concepts I think about often, but I had not previously had a reason to put my thoughts into text. It was a welcome exercise to spend time on the subject, and I thought I would share my thoughts for our readership. … More Student Teacher