About the Authors

Authors from the 2019/2020 series “The Next Big Thing.”

Dianne F. Harrison, Ph.D.

Dr. Dianne F. Harrison is the fifth president of California State University, Northridge and began her appointment in June 2012.

Susan Whealler Johnston, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Whealler Johnston is president and CEO of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), a position she has held since August 1, 2018.

Amy Novak, Ed.D.

Dr. Amy Novak became the 20th and first female president of Dakota Wesleyan University in June 2013.

Wim Wiewel, Ph.D.

Wim Wiewel is Lewis & Clark College’s 25th president. Since he took the helm in fall 2017, President Wiewel has brought new energy, vision, and focus to the community.