Uncommon Leadership Series Features Kenneth Feinberg '67
The Uncommon Leadership series, led by University of Massachusetts President Jack Wilson and Glenn Mangurian '70 (mathematics), MBA '73, founder of the UMass Executive Alumni Group, examines leadership today with well-known individuals outside traditional business organizations. The online series also includes guest commentaries. Currently featured is Kenneth Feinberg ’67 (history), Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and author of What is Life Worth? The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11.
Recorded on September 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, Feinberg poignantly discusses developing regulations governing the fund’s administration, evaluating applications, determining appropriate compensation, and disseminating payments. Several guest commentators are connected to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: Professor Stephen Arons (legal studies), Associate Dean Robert S. Feldman (psychology), Professor and Department Chair John A. Hird (political science).