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Joyce Jacobsen ready to spark Hobart and William Smith to further heights (access required)

The world of academia sometimes pits professors against administrators. “Academics tend not to like their administrators because administrators tell us what we can’t do,” said Richard Grossman, professor and chair of economics at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. But when Joyce P. Jacobsen – now president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges – was an administrator at Wesleyan, ...

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The world of academia sometimes pits professors against administrators. “Academics tend not to like their administrators because administrators tell us ...