Leadership & Governance

For Some Tarnished Presidents, There Is a Second Act

The next big job can be a story of redemption—or another embarrassing chapter

Dave Roback, The Republican, Landov

Evan S. Dobelle (right), president of Westfield State U., is again being asked to explain how he spent a university's money. He departed from the U. of Hawaii a decade ago amid a similar controversy.
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After his acrimonious resignation as the University of Hawaii system's president, in 2004, Evan S. Dobelle might have seemed like damaged goods. Lawmakers and members of the Board of Regents had painted Mr. Dobelle as a lavish spender who gave plum...

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