The President's Blog

Recent Posts

  • Going Places

    Posted May 12, 2017

    As we prepare to put the exclamation point on another eventful academic year with a jubilant Commencement celebration, I am so proud of the distinguished Guilford graduates representing the Class of 2017.

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  • Presenting Our Best

    Posted April 20, 2017

    As President, I am privileged to have many meaningful opportunities to share the Guilford story around the country.

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  • Guilford College Bonner students helped to insure that there will be proper storm water flow through a ditch at the compound and removed invasive species as well.

    Springing to Action

    Posted March 27, 2017

    Spring break is typically a time for rest and recreation, reflection and renewal. For some of our students, it’s also a time for learning how to serve and lead in our communities.

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  • Power in Proximity

    Posted February 23, 2017

    Many of you are familiar with the powerful story of Bryan Stevenson and all he has achieved as a groundbreaking champion for justice. Relentlessly challenging bias and inequalities in the criminal justice system, he has helped spare dozens from the death penalty while also successfully advocating for those most abused by the system — especially children.

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  • President Jane Fernandes at the College Board Colloquium with moderator Jim Montoya, University of Houston System Chancellor (and UH President) Renu Khator and Grinnell College President Raynard Kington

    Moving from Safe to Brave

    Posted January 26, 2017

    When I was a young girl, my mother sent me to the corner drugstore to see if I could make a purchase without anyone knowing I couldn’t hear. You see, my mom believed that being able to pass as hearing would keep me safe.

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