By Matthew Derr, president of Sterling College, via VT Digger

I’m a college president, and I’m looking at a wave of Greta Thunbergs (the news-making 16-year-old Swedish climate change activist). They are building a student rebellion both inside and outside our institutions. And they are right to do so. Read more>>

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By Eli Capilouto, president of the University of Kentucky, via UK Now

If you read the headlines, you may have the impression that the challenges facing higher education are greater than the opportunities. But the headlines obscure a larger truth: The work we do has never been more important – for the students we educate, the patients we heal and the communities we serve and help grow. Read more>>

By Susan West Engelkemeyer, president of Nichols College, via University Business

Over the past two years the #MeToo movement has drawn back the curtain on the longstanding and widespread mistreatment of many women in the workplace and stirred the conversation of the necessary changes going forward. Read more>>

By David M. Steele-Figueredo, president of Woodbury University, via University Business

Although the news media has focused on a number of serious issues in higher ed, including the admissions scandal and the devastating impact of student debt that now exceeds credit card debt, not much has been said about demographics, a key force changing both the structure and the size of higher ed in America. Read more>>

By Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College, via the Miami Herald

As I near the end of my 50-year career at MDC, I am particularly proud of our national leadership in developing a pathway for our students to be the workforce for the next generation. MDC has the largest enrollment among colleges in the United States, serving more than 160,000 students. Read more>>

University Business

New leaders for Goucher College, Carson-Newman University, Muhlenberg College and West Valley-Mission Community College District. …Presidents from N.C. Wesleyan College, Muhlenberg College, Marist College and Franklin College announce resignations. …Former presidents from Barry University and Washington & Jefferson College have died. Read more>>

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