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Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Adrianna Kezar and Jaime Lester


This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses—the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels—and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots leaders, offering a unique contribution by honing in on leadership in educational settings. In an increasingly corporatized environment, grassroots leadership can provide a balance to the prestige and revenue-seeking impulses of campus leaders, act as a conscience for institutional operations with greater integrity, create changes related to the teaching and learning core, build greater equity, impro ... More

Keywords: college campuses, leadership, grassroots leaders, staff, faculty, higher education, governance, authority, power

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804776479
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrianna Kezar, author

Jaime Lester, author