William G. Bowen (1933-2016) was an influential educator and the author of more than twenty books, including Lessons Learned: Reflections of a University President, The Shape of the River, and Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education.
Provocative and pragmatic . . . filled with wise counsel even for those already a CEO or member of a board. -- Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve Drawing on thirty years of experience with both for-profit and non-profit boards, it offers insights on ideal relationships between presidential and board members. Any business library needs this. -- Midwest Book Review He minces no words . . . a compelling and critical read for wannabe directors-and for every student of corporate affairs. -- Booklist