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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.

Civitas: Through the Arcs of Time

President Mark Putnam discusses learning from the past to inform our future. Read Through the Arcs of Time in the 2018 winter issue of Civitas.

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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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Civitas: The Skill of Adaptation

President Mark Putnam discusses how careers in the future will require flexibility, something Central students learn through experience.

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Civitas: A Community Without Borders

President Mark Putnam discusses how connections that extend through time and around the world are part Central’s tradition of community.

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Civitas: Adding Light

President Mark Putnam discusses ensuring the legacy of open inquiry on Central’s campus.

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Civitas: The Relational Giants of Central College

President Mark Putnam discusses how Relationships are a key part of what makes the Central experience unique.

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Civitas: Streams of Blessing

President Mark Putnam discusses how Central’s values endure through the years, including a commitment to opportunity for all students.

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Civitas: The Test of Time

President Mark Putnam discusses how, on Central’s campus, tradition lives hand-in-hand with innovation.

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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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