Small Colleges, Big Challenges
Nationwide, many smaller institutions are struggling to survive due to dwindling enrollment, rural locations, and doubt about the inherent value of a liberal education. We talk with two New Hampshire college presidents to find out how they're facing these new economic realities and an uncertain future.
- Scott Carlson, Senior Writer with the Chronicle of Higher Education.
- Dr. Kim Mooney, incoming President of Franklin Pierce University. She is a Franklin Pierce alumna, formerly Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, and served on the board of trustees of Franklin Pierce College.
- Dr. Susan Stuebner, President of Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H. She took office July 1st. Previously she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.
Read a write-up of the hour-long conversation here.