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 August 15, 2019
One of my happy tasks each year is to write letters of recommendation for seniors.
Posted May 10, 2019
There is a great deal to be learned from the questions prospective students and their parents ask.
Posted February 8, 2019
Freeing students from the expectations of others is one of the most rewarding aspects of higher education.
Posted November 27, 2018
Planning can be perilous: our assumptions about the future are rooted in the present and informed by the past.
Posted August 23, 2018
President Mark Putnam discusses the path to success in the Summer 2018 issue of Civitas.
Posted May 23, 2018
President Mark Putnam discusses the qualities that differentiate Central College in the Spring 2018 issue of Civitas.
Posted February 12, 2018
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.
Posted November 27, 2017
President Mark Putnam commented on current tax reform proposals and how they may impact students and colleges.
Posted November 15, 2017
President Mark Putnam discusses how careers in the future will require flexibility, something Central students learn through experience.
Posted August 17, 2017
President Mark Putnam discusses how connections that extend through time and around the world are part Central’s tradition of community.