Mark Putnam, Central College President

The Central Difference

It’s always a unique privilege to see guests in our midst who have no prior experience with the college.

May 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Students walk near the former library (now Lubbers Center for Visual Arts) in the early 1960s.

Through the Arcs of Time

Seen through arcs of time, our great institutions have evolved gradually for a very good reason—in higher education, we tend to protect that which matters most.

Feb 19, 2018

Careers in the future will require flexibility, something Central students learn through experience.

The Skill of Adaptation

Careers in the future will require flexibility, something Central students learn through experience.

Nov 15, 2017

New graduates exchange alumni pins during 2017 commencement.

A Community Without Borders

Connections that extend through time and around the world are part Central’s tradition of community.

Aug 17, 2017

During the March 22 commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to campus, president Mark Putnam spoke on the legacy of open inquiry.

Adding Light

Ensuring the legacy of open inquiry on campus.

May 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

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