Hornets' Nest: Gwendolyn Boyd's Rocky Tenure At ASU | Roland Martin Reports

Hornets’ Nest: Gwendolyn Boyd’s Rocky Tenure At ASU

Source: Josh Moon / Montgomery Advertiser

Three months into her first stint as a college president, Alabama State University’s Gwendolyn Boyd was engaged in a heated, intense conversation in her campus office with a university trustee and two attorneys working for the school.

The argument between them centered on a plan by Boyd to reorganize the university’s top administration. To the outside world, which learned of the disagreement when emails between Boyd and trustees were made public, the argument appeared to be about control and protecting or removing some longtime administrators.

 

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.

  • TstormVA

    It is her job to develop a strategic plan to move the organization forward. That’s why she was hired. Organizational culture is a powerful thing – it will try to hold on to position and power even though it may be a determent to the organization.

    Good executive leadership is also careful to include staff (when able) in this transition process as well. Change is never easy.