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.
Posted December 6, 2022
“Stewarding a presidency is a different task … than managing a president.” Insights in higher education leadership from Central College president Mark Putnam on turnover trends among college and university CEOs.
Posted September 15, 2022
A Discussion Guide for Considering the Mission, Vision and Values of Central College
Posted August 10, 2022
I hope you enjoyed a fun, restful summer. You all deserved a break from your studies, homework and activities! But know this: all of us at Central College are looking forward to welcoming the Class of 2026 and having our returning students back on campus soon.
Posted March 9, 2022
The first half of this academic semester has been out of this world — literally!
Posted January 11, 2022
I hope you all have had a restful winter break full of merriment and good health with family and friends.
Posted December 9, 2021
I couldn’t let the semester end without one more message conveying how proud I am of the Central College community.
Posted November 19, 2021
Midterms have come and gone and it’s hard to believe just five weeks remain in the fall semester! We have a lot to celebrate from the fall semester so far …
Posted November 4, 2021
Committed to affordability and our students’ experiences, the Central College Board of Trustees has approved our tuition, room and board price for the 2022-23 academic year.
Posted August 4, 2021
I hope this note finds you enjoying a wonderful summer as you prepare to return to campus in just a few short weeks.
Posted March 23, 2021
At Central, we have a heart for others. This shared characteristic continues to be more important than ever.