Alma Mater

Liberal arts college presidents consider the changing landscape of academe.

March 12, 2015 - 8:54pm
The sudden closure of Sweet Briar College despite its $85 million endowment challenges all of us in higher education with the emotional and complex issue of when a struggling college should close.
April 1, 2014 - 3:00am
A fool-proof guide to presidential speech-writing.
March 4, 2014 - 3:30pm
If my 23 years as a senior administrator in higher education has taught me anything, it’s this: to be a leader on a college campus ... is to be a magnet for nasty emails, angry letters, vitriolic blog posts and acerbic face-to-face interactions.  
December 18, 2013 - 7:54am
The collapse in law school enrollments is a warning sign for liberal arts colleges.
September 29, 2013 - 5:44pm
What happens when a college runs into a major disappointment? How do you discuss such matters in public?  
September 11, 2013 - 8:27am
As a college president, having to step away from a project is not easy.     
July 5, 2013 - 8:12am
Keeping our eyes focused on students as the center of the educational enterprise is worthy of our best team effort.
May 28, 2013 - 8:27am
A campus discovery:  A forgotten time capsule. What might it contain?
May 20, 2013 - 9:19am
Trying to get my head around “enterprise risk management.”
April 30, 2013 - 5:07pm
Dear Angela: Thanks for having the courage to be a student at a college where your father is president.


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