Featured this week: Gerald Holmes – Garth Heutel
Gerald Holmes (University Libraries) has been selected to participate in the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians sponsored by the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. The Institute “addresses three areas – planning, organizational strategy and change and transformational learning – with an overarching goal of increasing the attendee’s leadership and management capacity.” The 2011 Leadership Institute will be held from July 31- Aug. 5 on the campus of Harvard University.
Garth Heutel (Economics) has been appointed a faculty research fellow with the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER). Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals and the academic community. Eighteen of the 33 American Nobel Prize winners in economics and six of the past chairmen of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers have been researchers at the NBER. The more than 1,000 professors of economics and business now teaching at colleges and universities in North America who are NBER researchers are the leading scholars in their fields.