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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
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
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
Substance Use, Sexual Assault and Title IX

Everything to Gain

Conference highlights leadership’s role in addressing campus substance use In November 2019, The Mary Christie Foundation and the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) convened a group of higher education leaders, trustees, and clinical experts for an event focused on addressing college drinking and drug use. “Everything to Gain:…

MCQ. Issue 16
Mental and Behavioral Health

Meeting of the Minds

Dispatches from the Presidents’ Convening on College Student Behavioral Health On September 23 and 24, 2019, Georgetown University and the Mary Christie Foundation hosted “The Presidents’ Convening on College Student Behavioral Health” at Georgetown’s Riggs Library. From the early planning stages, Georgetown President John J. DeGioia had a goal for…

MCQ. Issue 15
Student Success, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Q&A: Grant Cornwell

The President of Rollins College on community and belonging Four years ago, Grant Cornwell moved to Florida to become the president of Rollins College. The decision, while very intentional, had nothing to do with the weather. Tahe former chief academic officer of St. Lawrence University and president of the College…

MCQ. Issue 14
Mental and Behavioral Health, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Q&A: David Wippman

The President of Hamilton College on bringing the school into the future Hamilton, an idyllic college in upstate New York, is as sought-after as the Broadway play of the same name, and equally as difficult to get into. With an acceptance rate of only 16 percent, the school is benefiting…

MCQ. Issue 14
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