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 March 23, 2021
At Central, we have a heart for others. This shared characteristic continues to be more important than ever.
Posted January 14, 2021
Central College is investing time and resources on diversity, equity and belonging in an effort to help the college community deepen its understanding and knowledge of racism and its impact on life and culture.
Posted January 7, 2021
In response to events at the U.S. Capitol, we are called to personal and collective reflection.
Posted July 2, 2020
Over the past two months, we have been busy preparing for the arrival of our students on campus in August. The college has engaged in significant research and effort with the goal to help Central resume our mission of educating tomorrow’s leaders with maximum safety.
Posted June 9, 2020
Central College President Mark Putnam joined the STEM Essential podcast to discuss the importance of STEM in higher education.
Posted June 2, 2020
We must all do our part to advance the kind of community that will represent Central’s deepest values.
Posted May 20, 2020
Central has weathered much in its 167-year history.
Posted February 14, 2020
At Central, we are blessed with a remarkable faculty.
Posted November 15, 2019
Central College’s values are part of what drew me to the college nearly a decade ago.
Posted August 15, 2019
One of my happy tasks each year is to write letters of recommendation for seniors.