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President Mark Putnam has been published in three countries including China and Mexico and in major markets in the United States through The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, The Chicago Tribune, Change Magazine, The Des Moines Register, The Sport Digest, D3sports.com, The Cedar Rapids Gazette and more.

Tax reforms eliminate deduction that benefits Iowa farm co-ops

President Mark Putnam commented on current tax reform proposals and how they may impact students and colleges.

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Reprogramming Our Financial GPS

President Mark Putnam wrote the cover story for Trusteeship magazine’s May/June 2016 issue. Read Reprogramming our Financial GPS.

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Civitas: Shared Success

It’s what makes Central College so successful – a commitment to Shared Success. Read more from President Mark Putnam in the 2016 spring issue of Civitas.

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Civitas: A Once in a Generation Opportunity

Forever Dutch, intercollegiate athletics and A Once in a Generation Opportunity.

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Civitas: The Highly Engaged Learner

A Central College education and The Highly Engaged Learner. Read what President Mark Putnam has to say about the connection in the fallĀ 2015 issue of Civitas.

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Purity at the Expense of Unity

President Mark Putnam wrote a piece for Inside Higher Ed called “Purity at the Expense of Unity” in response to the potential fracturing of theĀ Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Civitas: STEM in the Context of the Liberal Arts

STEM in the Context of the Liberal Arts – President Mark Putnam explains the importance of STEM literacy.

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Civitas: Asking Better Questions

President Mark Putnam discusses the joys of lifelong learning and Asking Better Questions in the President’s Corner of Civitas.

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Civitas: The Growth of the Region

President Mark Putnam addresses the important role Central plays in Central Iowa. Read The Growth of the Region in the 2015 winter issue of Civitas.

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Civitas: The Legacy of Faculty

President Mark Putnam celebrates The Legacy of Faculty at Central College in his piece for Civitas.

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