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2014 Presidents Institute

Leading Wisely: Linking Tradition and Innovation

January 4, 2014
January 7, 2014
· Marco Island Marriott · Marco Island, Florida
New Presidents Program: January 3–4
Spouses and Partners Program: January 4–7
Major challenges confront presidents of independent colleges and universities: to reduce costs, develop new sources of revenue, increase financial aid, adopt new online delivery methods, and focus on students’ job preparation in addition to general education in the liberal arts. The most recent challenges—how to position a college amid a wave of MOOCs and unprecedented government regulation—require creative solutions without the guidance of precedent. (Read more.)

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