The Director’s Job: What is it and how is it done?
Moderator: William Sisler, Director, Harvard University Press
Panelists: MaryKatherine Callaway, Director, LSU Press; Nicole Mitchell, Director, University of Georgia Press; Bill Regier, Director, University of Illinois Press
Description: Press directors balance a wide range of duties and responsibilities as they act as administrators, publishers, fundraisers, and acquisition editors. How do various directors balance their range of duties? What are the different strategies they employ to deal with information overload? How do directors continue to learn about the issues facing the publishing industry while running their presses? What are the different types of decisions that are relegated to the directors of different size presses?
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