Welch, who evoked King’s oratory, as well as the messages of Gandhi and Mother Teresa, roused a crowd of educators to their feet with her talk on November 19th. Welch cited the lecture’s namesake, Barbara L. Jackson, Ed.D. as the perfect example of “transcendent leadership.”
Jackson, who died last year, was a professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy from 1987 to 2008, as served as chair from 1997 to 2003.
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