• Charles P. Ruch Boise State University
  • Genger Fahleson
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Leadership


A re-examination of university leadership is being heard as a requisite to the successful renaissance currently underway in American higher education. The unique opportunities and challenges facing metropolitan universities make the leadership issue especially critical. Who are the leaders of our universities? The articles in this issue argue that there is a crucial leadership role at every position in the institution. The coordination of this shared leadership responsibility is a unique challenge facing every metropolitan university.