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Incremental Change at WACUBO with Ruth Johnston

In just a few weeks, the Western Association of College and University Business officers annual conference is set to convene in San Francisco, California. The program is full of incredible speakers and events kicking off Sunday, April 24 with a Keynote by former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice, and a catalog of university presidents and business officers who are leading the charge for change in their institutions. You can find out more about the conference at

Ruth Johnston is Vice Chancellor for Administration and Planning at University of Washington. As such, she serves as Chief of Staff for Planning & Management, and leads and facilitates UW’s Organizational Excellence, working across the university leading and facilitating strategic planning, process improvements, developing future leaders, measuring performance, and helping to manage change. That background makes Ruth the perfect person to join us for this conversation. 

Howard Teibel and Ruth Johnston are among the speakers at this year’s WACUBO Annual Conference. They’ll be presenting “Cultivating Organizational Excellence” together day one, April 24th at 2pm, leading a conversation around organizational maturity, defining organizational health, and uncovering how you support yourself and others through organizational change. So mark your calendars, and we’ll see you in San Francisco.

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