Presidential Perspectives

The presidents of our member institutions frequently contribute to the national higher education dialogue.

"From the social experience to the academic experience and everything in between, the students today are looking for something that fits their particular needs at this particular moment in time in their lives."

James A. Troha, PhD, president of Juniata College, as quoted in the Chronicle.

"Our mission is to create a varied and challenging educational experience...that will contribute to our graduates' success."

Kimberly W. Cassidy, PhD, president of Bryn Mawr College, for the Huffington Post.

"Today's college graduates...are going to engage with people from all different cultures and backgrounds, far more so than the graduates from fifty years ago."

John I. Williams Jr., JD, president of Muhlenberg College, for the Hechinger Report.

"Residential liberal arts colleges prepare students not only for professional success, but also for lives of civic impact."

Janet Morgan Riggs, PhD, president of Gettysburg College, for the Miami Herald.

"I really believe in the small liberal arts college model."

Valerie Smith, PhD, president of Swarthmore College, as quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

"Everyone wins when tomorrow's global leaders spend their formative years...building bridges, together."

Daniel R. Porterfield, PhD, president of Franklin & Marshall College, for Forbes.


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