Mentoring

Why a Mentor Matters Author in Residence  |  by Barbara Gitenstein Monday, June 10, 2024     Laddawan punna/Shutterstock The success of my career of almost 50 years can largely be attributed to my great fortune of having supportive mentors. "Experience is the Angled...

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Garden State Woman Interview

  Interview with R. Barbara Gitenstein, First Female and First Jewish President of The College of New Jersey Judy's Blog Avani Jimenez Monday, 10 June 2024 53 Hits 0 Comments R. Barbara Gitenstein is a leader, a trailblazer that exemplifies dedication and...

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Women in War, the Classroom and the President’s Office

Because it’s Women’s History Month, I have been giving a good bit of thought about the place of women as leaders and agents of change in the current world. My thoughts have not been encouraging.I read Kristin Hannah’s THE WOMEN almost as soon as it was published....

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Retrieving the Sparks

Earlier this week, during a call with a wide range of representatives from the post-secondary education community providing input on a publication for a higher education association, I was struck by a powerful lack of empathy evidenced by some of my colleagues. We...

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Barbara Gitenstein is the author of some 30 academic articles on Jewish-American Literature and academic administration as well as the monograph Apocalyptic Messianism and Jewish-American Poetry