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Mental and Behavioral Health, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A Conversation with Carolyn “Biddy” Martin, President of Amherst College

When asking Biddy Martin about college student mental health and wellbeing, it is clear she has thought a great deal about it. One of the top concerns in her remaining months as president of Amherst College is how the trauma and losses of COVID-19 have affected students’ ability to thrive.…

MCQ. Issue 24
01/24/2022
Mental and Behavioral Health, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quadcast: Elizabeth Bradley, President of Vassar College

MCI:  You have just co-authored a paper on Mental Health on College Campuses, which I read last week. It is a terrific resource and provides great direction. Is this evidence that your interest and concern about student mental health has grown over the past few years? Has it become a…

MCQ. Issue 24
01/24/2022
Student Success, College Affordability, Mental and Behavioral Health

Q&A: Marion Ross Fedrick, President of Albany State University

In talking with President Fedrick, you can’t help but feel that she is the right person for the right job at the right time because of her passion, tenacity, and experience. At a minimum, you are cheering her on, given all Fedrick hopes to accomplish at Albany State University (ASU),…

MCQ. Issue 17
04/09/2020
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, College Affordability, Mental and Behavioral Health, Student Success

Q&A: Philip Glotzbach, President of Skidmore College

Philip Glotzbach has been president of Skidmore College for the last 17 years, a period in which the idyllic school in upstate New York has changed significantly – as has higher education overall. Founded in the early 20th century as an institution for women hoping to gain self-sustaining professional and…

MCQ. Issue 17
04/09/2020
College Affordability, Mental and Behavioral Health, Student Success

Q&A: Dr. Michael Drake, President of The Ohio State University

With over 68,000 students, The Ohio State University is one of the largest institutions in the country. When asked if it is more challenging to preside over such a big school, its president, Dr. Michael Drake, likened it to swimming in an ocean as opposed to a pool. “There’s a…

MCQ. Issue 17
04/09/2020
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