Conversations with David Turpin: on leadership
The University of Alberta's next president talks about the value of learning, listening and reflecting to bring people together toward a shared vision.
By NEWS STAFF
For David Turpin, leadership means listening, sharing, bringing people together and recognizing that no one is perfect. The key is being willing to learn while working towards a shared vision.
In this video interview—part of a monthly series of conversations with the University of Alberta's next president—he talks about what his early experiences with teaching taught him, and how his research background set him up for a career in administration.