Next Test for Sciences Po: Selecting a New Leader


The Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, or Sciences Po, underwent bold changes over the past decade under the leadership of a visionary director. But with the director's death last spring and the recent release of a critical audit, the institution is wrestling with how to maintain that vision.
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As director of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, Richard Descoings needed more than a decade to remold that elite bastion of the French ruling class into a more egalitarian and international institution modeled on American universities. But...

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