McKenna College for only three years, and yet he has already left an indelible stamp on the institution.
During his first year here he was the recipient of the G.
David Huntoon Senior Teaching Award. Dr. Chemers is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and
Organizational Psychology at CMC.
Since receiving his PhD in social psychology at the
University of Illinois in 1968, he has taught at the universities of Delaware, Washington, and Utah, where
he was chair of psychology. He is an active researcher,
and has published numerous articles and books on the
topic of leadership. His most recent book, Improving Leadership Effectiveness: The Leader Match Concept (1976), has
been translated into German, Japanese, Swedish, and
Portuguese. He has consulted widely on leadership and
organizational practice for such clients as the U.S. ski
team, the Council for the Advancement and Support of
Education, and the U.S. Bureau of Mines.
Prof. Chemers will surely make a lasting impression as he leads a discussion in effective leadership with the
class of 1994.
All freshmen are signed up for the 5:30 reception and
dinner preceding Dr. Chemers' address. If a freshman is
unable to attend the dinner, please stop by the Athenaeum
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. prior to September 12, and let us know. You will not be able to eat in Collins unless
your name is removed from the Athenaeum list.