Let’s Go!

International travel can be intimidating at first, but once you have crossed our nation’s borders, your life will be different. I know this not only from my personal experience, but also from students and alumni who eagerly tell stories of their experiences exploring the world.

Feb 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

What in the world are we doing?

A bit of sarcasm? Not at all. I offer this question with great sincerity at an important time in Central College’s history.

Nov 25, 2011

What Shall We Talk About?

When is the last time you had a meaningful conversation? The tyranny of the urgent too often diminishes the opportunity for deeper discussion about some of the better things.

Aug 8, 2011

President Putnam explored the interconnectedness of world health

The Interdependence of Global Health

As an educator, I am increasingly conscious that the knowledge, skills, experiences and values we encourage through the educational process are an important contribution to promoting global health.

Jul 28, 2011

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