Stephen Trachtenberg, Rimon Partner and President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University, was chosen to receive the Legacy Award in the field of Education. This recognition was granted based on Dr. Trachtenberg’s accomplishments and commitments towards the District of
The Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program, named after President Emeritus, University Professor of Public Service and Rimon Partner Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, covers tuition, room, board and books. Since 1989, the SJT scholarship program has enrolled 184 District of Columbia students with full-ride scholarships covering all four years
The discussion will be centered on how to enhance collaboration and information exchange between academics and practitioners in public administration. This conversation will help to bridge their different perspectives, interests, and approaches.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
National Academy Offices - 1600 K Street, NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC
Rimon Partner and President Emeritus of George Washington University, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, and Ben Trachtenberg will speak at the University of Nevada about how higher education leaders need to stay compliant in today’s rapidly evolving legal arena.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University and Rimon Partner, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, earns recognition as a particularly effective mentor in an article discussing how adequate mentorship is crucial for aspiring candidates to acquire the necessary experience doing the job to which they aim.
In this article published in UK Times Higher Education, Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg provides a very insightful evaluation of students’ current learning dynamics and how colleges should change their education parameters in order to provide more flexible, accessible, and efficient ways for students to find their career paths. Click here
Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg writes about how to develop a network and establish alliances during the early days as a university president.
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Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University. He served as GW’s 15th
Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg discusses the reasons why college enrollment is decreasing in The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal's article, "A Worrisome Trend for Higher Education: Declining Enrollments."
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Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is President Emeritus and University Professor
In his previous book, “Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How To Prevent It,” Rimon’s Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, along with Gerald B. Kauvar and E. Grady Bogue, analyzed unsuccessful college presidencies for guidance toward more effective leadership.
His latest book, “Leading Colleges and Universities:
Writing for Times Higher Education, Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg discusses the evolving role of the university president and the new challenges that role now entails. He provides an overview of the management style, attitude, and abilities required to run universities in a durable and economically healthy way.
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is
For the 29th consecutive year, the George Washington University granted ten full scholarships to incoming freshmen covering four years' tuition, room, board and books. Created in 1989, the program was renamed the "Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program" in 1999 to honor GW's President Emeritus and Professor of Public
Rimon Partner and President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University, Stephen Trachtenberg, was quoted in Times Higher Education Magazine about the pros and cons of ex-MPs turning to academia for employment.
Dr. Trachtenberg has supervised the transition of several former
This article coauthored by Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg examines the question of accountability. University presidents shape the culture of the institution and employees subscribe to that culture. But should a leader be held accountable for each and every action of a subordinate? What can the Penn State scandal teach us about how to exercise
Every year the George Washington University grants ten full scholarships to incoming freshmen, covering four years' tuition, room, board and books. Created in 1989, the program was renamed the "Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program" in 1999 to honor GW's President Emeritus and Professor of Public Service — and Rimon Partner
President emeritus, university professor at the George Washington University and Rimon Partner, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, shares his informative and thought-provoking views on the evolution and future of higher education and universities' roles; "Education has become a fee-for-service business” states Dr. Trachtenberg.
As part of
Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg states, “More important than erasing the past is to confront it, teach it, improve the present and set the stage for the future.” In the article published by Times Higher Education, Stephen Trachtenberg shares his thoughts on morally compromised historical figures and their contributions that
“Turnover suggests that the pressure of the job is as bad as ever.” Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg is mentioned in the Bloomberg news article discussing college presidents’ compensation and the pressures associated with the position.
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In this article Stephen Trachtenberg gives his opinion on noneducator Betsy DeVos and her designation for Secretary of Education. “… one sees a woman of formidable political skills, with a vision for her own iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965…”
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In this article, Dr. Trachtenberg explains the valuable mission of Land-Grant colleges and how university rankings truly work.
“… we come to college rankings… My problem with these has always been that the emphasis on finance and staff-to-student ratios means that the academic One-Percenters (schools with the highest per
In this article published in the Public Administration Review, Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg addresses the veracity and legitimacy of Higher Education rankings and how they work.
According to Dr. Trachtenberg, “U.S. News and other such ranking vehicles are not in the education business. Their vested interest is profit, selling a
Rimon Partner and President Emeritus of George Washington University, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has been invited to participate as a keynoter at the 2016 Fraternal Law Conference.
The Fraternal Law Conference is a leading legal educational event for fraternities, sororities and their related housing corporations and foundations. Mr. Trachtenberg will
Rimon Partner, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg (1977–88), Humphrey Tonkin (1989–98), and Walter Harrison (1998–present) will discuss their experiences leading the University of Hartford for almost four decades in a panel discussion with Board of Regents Chair Lucille Nickerson and Regent Elsa Chin A’07,
“We generate talent for the city, research, scholars, scholarship and money,” said Stephen J. Trachtenberg, former president of GWU, he served 19 years in the position. “Students spend. Faculty earn and pay taxes. Parents visit. We buy goods and services. [The financial] impact is positive and profound.”
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Zeta Beta Tau, the world’s first Jewish fraternity, has announced that Rimon Partner Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has been named the 2016 Man of the Year.
ZBT's Man of the Year award honors those brothers who stand forth above other brothers and fellow citizens in living the Credo and honoring ZBT's Ritual from a position of
In this book, former university president and Rimon Partner Stephen Joel Trachtenberg deeply explores the reasons why universities' presidencies fail and how higher education institutions' leadership can prevent future management failures.
Mr. Trachtenberg, along with other professors and former chancellors in
This unique event intends to unify Fulbright alumni in a targeted effort to educate Congressional leaders of the economic, political, and social benefits of the Fulbright Program.
The two-day gathering will start on April 13 for 1946 Society members and other attendees with an alumni tour of the U.S. Capitol, followed by an exclusive reception at the
The Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program, named after President Emeritus, University Professor of Public Service and Rimon Partner Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, covers tuition, room, board and books. This program has awarded full scholarships to more than 160 students since it began in 1989.
The SJT Scholarship is designed to
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University, will be speaking at the upcoming CEO CAUCUS seminar hosted at Yale School of Management.
The CEO CAUCUS is a semiannual roundtable for business leaders, political leaders, and scholars to discuss the business
Rimon Partner Stephen J. Trachtenberg, President Emeritus at The George Washington University, has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Inclusion in The Fellows list is restricted to less than one percent of attorneys licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. The nominations come from other current Fellows in each legal
Stephen Trachtenberg, Rimon Partner and President Emeritus of George Washington University in Washington DC., offers insights on the history of higher education in the U.S. and analyzes how technology is altering its evolution.
In this article, posted on Times Higher Education, Mr. Trachtenberg explores the very palpable digital tools of our
Mr. Trachtenberg, a Partner at Rimon and President Emeritus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., talks to the Forward about the importance of having students and academic personalities fighting to ensure freedom of speech in campus in a controlled and non-disrupted environment.
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Rimon Partner, and former President of George Washington University, Stephen Trachtenberg was quoted in Inside Higher Education's article Rush to Revoke (or Not) and in The Chronicle of Higher Education's article The University Wants Back the Honorary Degree, Please. The articles explored the controversial question of whether the
Stephen Trachtenberg told ABC News that Former U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings "is smart, hardworking and an able administrator." Mr. Trachtenberg went on to say that "One of Spellings' missions will be building relationships with professors who probably think she was hired to make changes they won't like. University
The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. The Fellows support the research of the ABF through their annual
Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg was a guest presenter at the Legatum Institute, London, UK in June 2015 where he spoke on "How Technology is Disrupting Higher Education in the United States." This 6-minute podcast is an interview made directly after his talk.
Rimon's Stephen Trachtenberg, the President Emeritus of George Washington University, tells eCampus News that many for profit schools are converting to nonprofits to evade the rigorous scrutiny of the for-profit sector because if they go nonprofit, they’ll be treated more benignly. According to Trachtenberg,
Universities are now facing a continual stream of problems in dealing with the long-overlooked behaviors of the fraternity and sorority system. Rimon partner, and GW University President Emeritus, Stephen Trachtenberg has been called by reporters for his deep knowledge of how administrators should handle this complex issue. Stephen was
Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg was recently featured in Inside Counsel. Professor Trachtenberg, who is President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University, was drawn to Rimon by its “reputation for excellence and innovation” and growing university practice. “Rimon
Washington, DC (December 1, 2014) –Stephen Trachtenberg, President Emeritus of George Washington University, has joined Rimon, P.C. as a partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office. As one of the country's top voices in higher education, he will head the firm’s University practice group.
Mr. Trachtenberg, the author of