The role played by universities in enabling people to gain the confidence and skills to engage in robust debate and embrace freedom of speech.
Leading in Uncertain Times is a special series of short papers commissioned in response to political change and disruption that is having a profound effect on higher education. Written by well-known figures and published as Leadership Insights, they offer a new narrative for leadership. They draw variously on research, personal stories, intergenerational conversations and powerful imagery to explore contentious issues. Deliberately short and provocative, they surface difficult social, political and educational tensions in ways that, we hope, will encourage ‘new ways of seeing’ and shape an agenda for change.
Professor Fiona Ross CBE
Director of Research, former Leadership Foundation