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The Engineering Career Coach with Jeff Perry, MBA
How to Become the Best Engineering Leader in Your Field
John A. White, the Chancellor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, one of the foremost engineering authorities in America, talks with Jeff Perry, host of The Engineering Career Coach about effective leadership in engineering. He provides some great tips that you can start using right away to become the best engineering leader in your field.
The Engineering Career Coach is a Podcast of the Engineering Management Institute.

January 3, 2023

Being an Engineer with Aaron Moncur
Leadership, Opposing Opinions, & Balancing Work and Life
In this episode, Aaron hosts John A. White Jr. – White holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as a Ph.D in industrial engineering. John’s career has spanned over 50 years, the vast majority of that being spent in academics. He has held many titles over the years, including, but not limited to, Dean of Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, Chancellor at the University of Arkansas, and Assistant Director for Engineering at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Aaron Moncur is Owner of Pipeline Design & Engineering
Transformative Experts with Chris Elias
Belief Drives Success
In this episode, Chris sits down with John White, author of Why It Matters: Reflections on Practical Leadership. For many decades, John has worked in academia helping major programs transform. His success didn’t come easy, though. Like most leaders, he had to navigate organizational cultural issues and internal politics. His experience not only helped him transform major university programs, but also many large public organizations though his input as a board member. John’s story is both incredible and engaging. The lessons he has learned and teaches are applicable to anyone. As he often says, “Teachers are Leaders and Leaders are Teachers”. Listen in to this episode to learn, “Why it Matters”.

October 17, 2022

Alignment Issues in Higher Ed Governance and Governing Boards
In this episode of Changing Higher Ed podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Dr. John A. White, discuss changes in higher ed governance and governing boards, and strategies for aligning trustees with the CEO’s strategic mission and strategies. Their experience is both higher education and corporate; this is important as higher education governance is becoming more and more like that of corporate governance.
University of Arkansas News congratulating Chancellor Emeritus John White on his new book:  Why It Matters: Reflections on Practical Leadership
The new book, which became available in October, draws on White’s wealth of expertise acquired across a six-decade career as a corporate leader, chancellor, dean, educator, engineer and consultant to create a thorough and thought-provoking treatise on leadership.
See article here.
John A. White, Jr. reflects on his first ten years as chancellor, in this interview by the award-winning University of Arkansas journalism professor, Larry Foley.

On YouTube here.

A wide range of perspectives on leadership to build your own leadership framework. Hosted by Dr. John White, Dr. Matt Waller, Dr. John English, and Dr. Andrew Braham. Produced by Loray D. Mosher at Elkstone Productions.