Mancuso résumé lacks experience of most US college leaders

July 19th, 2013 at 1:11 pm by under Nesi's Notes

By Dan McGowan

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s controversial nominee to oversee Rhode Island’s public colleges is defending her qualifications for the high-profile job despite lacking the same background in education as most of her would-be peers nationally.

A WPRI.com analysis of the résumés of every higher education commissioner – or equivalent official – across the country shows the majority of officials at the helm in their respective states have spent most of their careers in the education field.

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One Response to “Mancuso résumé lacks experience of most US college leaders”

  1. charles r says:

    I don’t see an issue with Mancuso……..We elected a president with no resume and we have not gone down the sewer yet. She can’t do too much harm in a couple of years. Chaffee is not qualified to be governor but he stays out of the spotlite and does not do much harm and not much good. Thats just the way it is