The College Presidency in the 21st Century

Over the past several decades, the role of the college president has changed considerably. Today it is often described as a fundraising job above all else. As the presidency enters a period of significant turnover, we have an opportunity to re-envision the post. This panel of exceptional leaders from diverse institutions will explore the role of college presidents in improving student success, in promoting social mobility, and in serving as national and local civic leaders.

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Education

It’s the American dream: get a good education, work hard, buy a house, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the... See more
Math is not just the language of numbers. It is also not just a subject for school children. What math, if any is... See more
A look at the challenges facing higher education, with a leader who has a perspective unlike any other. Richard C.... See more
Significant disparities in early learning experiences for low-income children can set the stage for achievement gaps... See more
If the humanities continue to be an alternative to a serious encounter with numbers, the field will continue to shrink... See more
Michael Crow, Jose Ferreira, Elizabeth Green See more

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