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

The value of a college degree is at an all-time high. At the same time, the price of college is escalating while wages... See more
On the surface, it may seem that the revolution in information technology is a threat to traditional libraries, but it’... See more
The data proves it: from the dropout rate to incarceration to unemployment, boys and young men of color — regardless of... See more
Two-thirds of recent bachelor’s degree recipients have outstanding student loans, with an average debt of... See more
On a whim, two energetic high school science teachers decided to enter their high school, a Title I school where most... See more
Over the past several decades, the role of the college president has changed considerably. Today it is often described... See more

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