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Jan
19

Welcome Week Thanks and Acting Towards the Future

Please take a few minutes and view my Welcome Week video blog post. This edition covers much deserved thank yous, an update on the leadership agenda for the next several weeks, and a brief reflection on our role in promoting student success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fudfyY6Dowg

Jan
12

Dr. King’s Reflections on Social Emotions

During Tuesday’s Convocation message, I referenced an op ed piece in the December 29, 2017  New York Times by David Desteno, professor of psychology at Northeastern University. His piece argued for the human traits beyond willpower and grit that lead to self-improvement and a better life. He suggested that there are social emotions that sustain […]