Money

Sep 02, 2008
William Randolf Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students, a fellowship of between $2,500 and $5,000 is offered three times a year to undergraduates and graduate students of color. It seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues relating to philanthropy, volunteerism, and nonprofit organizations. Applications are available through the Aspen Institute. Lauren Stebbins, Senior Program Assistant, The Aspen Institute,One Dupont Circle, Suite 700,Washington, DC, 20036 lauren.stebbins@aspeninstitute.org.

Web sites with general information on leadership and more specifically on museum leadership.

Sep 02, 2008
NEW! This isn’t a Web site, but for those of you with supportive & generous boards who are interested in leadership know that the week of May 3rd, Betsy & Dick DeVos gave $22.5 million to the Kennedy Centers Arts Management Institute.  You can listen to the Kennedy Center’s  Michael Kaiser in a recent interview by visiting our own WAMC  at www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/news.newsmain/artic

Articles

Sep 02, 2008
New! As we near internship season, an interesting take on the value of internships from the UK.  NEW! If you missed Tina Brown on NPR, you can read what she thinks and what she’s read at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125418538.

Money

Sep 02, 2008
http://www.aam-us.org/getinvolved/emp/cashin.cfm Provides information on AAM’s Emerging Museum Professional fellowships for registration and some travel expenses to its annual meeting. http://www.leadertoleader.org/collaboration/ama/index.html: American Management Scholarship Program.

Books

Sep 02, 2008
NEW! The Nonprofit Leadership Transition and Development Guide by Tom Adams, published by Wiley last month. Board Source found online at www.boardsource.org offers a variety of books on leadership and succession including the 2002 volume Chief Executive Planning by Nancy R. Axelrod.

Training

Sep 02, 2008
http://www.upstatehistory.org/services/Institute/institutes.html: Museum Institute at Sagamore, sponsored by the Upstate History Alliance. http://www.getty.edu/leadership/: Getty Leadership Institute provides a wealth of programs for current directors, new directors, staff leaders and trustees. This Web site also has a variety of articles on museum leadership.

Websites

Sep 02, 2008
NEW! www.leadertoleader.org/knowledgecenter/journal.aspx?ArticleID=28 From the Leader to Leader Institute, an article titled, "Leading Transition: A New Model for Change," by William Bridges and Susan Mitchell Bridges. NEW! www.artsalliance.org/l_toolkit.shtml Visit this link from the Illinois Arts Alliance called "Planning for Succession."

Articles

Sep 02, 2008
NEW! This is part I of a series of blogs on Change at the Top. Yes, it's written for arts organizations, not specifically museums, but interesting nonetheless. As are the comments.www.artsjournal.com/state/2010/03/leadership-in-arts---.html NEW! Hewlett, Sylvia Ann. "How Gen Y and Boomers Will Reshape Your Agenda," in the Harvard Business Review found online at www.hbr.org. Leske, Lucy Apthorp.

Sample Plans

Sep 02, 2008
http://www.io.com/~tam/Resources/succession.html (A sample plan written for the Texas Association of Museums.)

Books

Sep 02, 2008
NEW! The Executive Transition Handbook produced by the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation is available online as a pdf. Visit www.nw.org/network/pubs/studies/documents/executiveTransitionsHandbook.pdf to read or download. Singer, Paula M. and Gayle Griffith. Succession Planning in the Library, published by ALA [American Library Association] 2010. This book by our colleagues in the library world offers some differences but many similarities.

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