Presidential Opinion

  • refine by:
X

The Chronicle of Higher Education

What Equity and Student Support Mean at Colleges That Have Been at It for Generations

What Equity and Student Support Mean at Colleges That Have Been at ...

July 28, 2020

Last week The Chronicle brought together presidents who hailed from historically black institutions, a tribal college, and community colleges serving Hispanic and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander students. The discussion — co-hosted by Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, and Sarah Brown, a senior reporter at The Chronicle — included Twyla Baker, president of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College; William Serrata, president of the El Paso County Community College District; Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University; and Rowena M. Tomaneng, president of San José City College. The event was underwritten by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Last week The Chronicle brought together presidents who hailed from historically black institutions, a tribal college, and community colleges serving Hispanic and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander students. The discussion — co-hosted by Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, and Sarah Brown, a senior reporter at The Chronicle — included Twyla Baker, president of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College; William Serrata, president of the El Paso County Community College District; Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University; and Rowena M. Tomaneng, president of San José City College. The event was underwritten by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

July 28, 2020

show article

read full article


X

Bloomberg

Morehouse President David Thomas Talks Football, Virus and Race - Presidential Interview

Morehouse President David Thomas Talks Football, Virus and Race - P...

July 27, 2020

Morehouse was among the first schools to announce it was canceling fall football because of Covid-19, voicing concerns about the health and safety of its athletes. The school this year was on track to draw a surplus of about $250,000 from football, the first time it would have been a positive contributor to the athletic budget, Thomas said.
Morehouse was among the first schools to announce it was canceling fall football because of Covid-19, voicing concerns about the health and safety of its athletes. The school this year was on track to draw a surplus of about $250,000 from football, the first time it would have been a positive contributor to the athletic budget, Thomas said.

July 27, 2020

show article

read full article


X

The Chronicle of Higher Education

How to Lead Through Colliding Crises - Presidential Interview

How to Lead Through Colliding Crises - Presidential Interview

July 23, 2020

The Chronicle spoke to Carol T. Christ, chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley; Christopher B. Howard, president of Robert Morris University, near Pittsburgh; and Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, chancellor of the City University of New York. They discussed how they navigate the crises hitting the sector, the imperative of taking action to combat racism, and the risk of emotional burnout. The interview, which you can also watch on demand, has been edited for length and clarity.
The Chronicle spoke to Carol T. Christ, chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley; Christopher B. Howard, president of Robert Morris University, near Pittsburgh; and Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, chancellor of the City University of New York. They discussed how they navigate the crises hitting the sector, the imperative of taking action to combat racism, and the risk of emotional burnout. The interview, which you can also watch on demand, has been edited for length and clarity.

July 23, 2020

show article

read full article


X

The New York Times

I’m the President of M.I.T. America Needs Foreign Students.

I’m the President of M.I.T. America Needs Foreign Students.

July 15, 2020

L. Rafael Reif, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology writes: What gives our country this advantage? Their explanation surprised me. Because the U.S. is heterogeneous, these leaders told me, it draws the best and brightest from all over the world to work and create together. This, they said, was much more difficult for China.
L. Rafael Reif, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology writes: What gives our country this advantage? Their explanation surprised me. Because the U.S. is heterogeneous, these leaders told me, it draws the best and brightest from all over the world to work and create together. This, they said, was much more difficult for China.

July 15, 2020

show article

read full article


X

The Washington Post

This College President Won’t Open Campus This Fall, to Avoid ‘Inevitable Spread’ of Coronavirus

This College President Won’t Open Campus This Fall, to Avoid ‘Inevi...

July 15, 2020

Lara Tiedes, President, Scripps College writes: We are choosing to make data- and values-based decisions informed by the critical public health situation in Los Angeles and the country, and to prioritize the health of our faculty, staff students, and the broader community that surrounds us. Although there are pressures to invite students back to campus, we are choosing not to put members of our communities (both those who comprise our campuses, and those around us) at increased risk for the sake of finances, reputation, or conformity.
Lara Tiedes, President, Scripps College writes: We are choosing to make data- and values-based decisions informed by the critical public health situation in Los Angeles and the country, and to prioritize the health of our faculty, staff students, and the broader community that surrounds us. Although there are pressures to invite students back to campus, we are choosing not to put members of our communities (both those who comprise our campuses, and those around us) at increased risk for the sake of finances, reputation, or conformity.

July 15, 2020

show article

read full article


Displaying results 66-70 (of 1188)
 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 
Top