The President's Blog

Student-Inspired Hope for 2017

As we enter this new year with all our hopes and trepidations, I am heartened and inspired by the current generation of Guilford College students leading us into the future. I marvel not only at…

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Sí Se Puede!

I was thrilled to be part of the 10th Annual Soy Un Lìder (I am a Leader) conference at Guilford College this past weekend. We welcomed more than 300 Latinx and international students to campus,…

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What's Next for Our Country?

At Guilford College, I am heartened to know that so many of our students passionately participated in the political process — with many casting votes for the very first time. They are gaining life…

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No Place Like Home

I have lived in some beautiful, fascinating places — Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland and D.C. But North Carolina tops them all. Jane's view from the deck of her Asheville home Moving to…

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Enriching Diversity

The Guilford College family is growing and changing in remarkable ways. This fall, we welcomed one of the largest, most diverse incoming classes in recent history. Students of color comprise 49…

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Becoming Braver

Last week I joined the presidents of Bennett, Davidson, Duke, Elon and Wake Forest at the Governor Morehead Forum in Greensboro for an important dialogue about the future of private higher education…

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Eye-Opening Service

There is no better way to open the academic year than getting into the community and working with our neighbors. Learning how to give, gain and grow through service is lesson one at Guilford College…

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