President Mark Putnam was published in Inside Higher Ed, on the home page and in the career advice section of the nationally known news site, Aug. 21, 2013. Journey to the Presidency offers advice to those considering candidacy by shedding light on the realities of a college presidency. Across the ever-changing landscape of higher education, those not as close to the president’s office or a college campus will take interest in the Journey to the Presidency as it shares an insider’s view to the weight carried and preparation needed for success.
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I'm the lucky individual who carries the title, 21st president of Central College in Pella, Iowa. My wife Tammy and I have two beautiful daughters, Emma and Greta. Passionate about higher education and the issues facing it and the world today, I hope to invoke an engaging conversation with all who are ready to dig in, make a difference and build for the future. Share your thoughts. I'm listening and interested.