Off Campus Is Now the Place to Be for Deans

Yana Paskova for The Chronicle

Feniosky Peña-Mora, dean of Columbia U.'s engineering school: "It has become a leadership position, almost like a CEO of a company."
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Feniosky Peña-Mora may be the epitome of the new college dean. No longer middle managers with an inward-facing focus on academics, deans such as Mr. Peña-Mora, who leads Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, are stepping...

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