The Huffington Post
By Dr. Scott D. Miller
A College President's Christmas List, 2015
Climbing Walls and Talking Turkey: A Holiday Conversation About College
Unpacking the Briefcase for a New Presidency
My Postscript to the Class of 2015
Global Challenges Drive Need for International Awareness
Is Hand-Held Literacy Enough?
College Planning & Management
By Dr. Scott D. Miller & Dr. Marylouise Fennell
Starting on Sound Footing
Enrollment Growth Strategies
Adding Athletics to Boost Enrollment
Budgeting for Today's Institutions
Budgeting for New Demographics
The Student as Consumer
Presidential Perspectives: Innovative Concepts to Achieve Campus Transformation
Edited by Dr. Scott D. Miller & Dr. Marylouise Fennell
Chapter 10: Cuts Are Not the Solution: Leveraging Your Extracurriculars and Co-Curriculars to Stabilize Tuition Revenues
Chapter 9: Convene, Cooperate, and Collaborate
Chapter 8: Culture Trumps Strategy; Culture Defines the Strategy
Chapter 7: Campus Transformation through Physical Transformation
Chapter 6: Critical Doing
Chapter 5: "Education's End" and the Spirit of Philanthropy
Chapter 4: Transformation Through Active Engagement
Chapter 3: What is Lost: The Error of Reducing Complex Higher Education Processes to Metrics and Singular Narratives
Chapter 2: Managing the College Investment and Measuring Its Return
Chapter 1: Strategy
View an archive of all 10 volumes at www.presidentialperspectives.org
News and Noteworthy
Establishment of Batten Honors College Leads Major Changes to Wesleyan's Academic Program
Virginia Wesleyan to Celebrate Inaugural Founders Day Sept. 8
Princeton Review selects VWC for "The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition"
VWC Welcomes Nearly 500 New Students
What's at Stake? Election Series Comes to Campus Sept. 6 - Nov. 15
Mike White '81 joins VWC Board of Trustees
President Miller to Serve on Virginia Beach Vision Board of Directors
VWC Sodexo Team Ensures Nutritious Meals for Area Kids Through "Feeding Our Future"
Power of Philanthropy Beautifies VWC Campus
New Virtual Tour for Virginia Wesleyan
"Presidential Perspectives" Marks 10 Years
President Miller Speaks to Aspiring College Presidents' Executive Leadership Academy
Beam Signing Marks Construction Milestone for Greer Environmental Sciences Center
History Professor Receives Mednick Award
Wansink Selected for Interfaith Understanding Seminar
Publisher's Desk: Leslie Caughell's "Political Battle of the Sexes"
College Events: September 2016
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Visit www.vwcathletics.com for full athletics calendar
Sept. 1 - Lydia Netzer: How to Study a Mystery, and Why You Should, 11 a.m.
Sept. 1 - Open House in The Lighthouse, 7 p.m.
Sept. 2 - Dec. 9 - "A Feast of Languages" Art Exhibit, Neil Britton Art Gallery
Sept. 2 - Women's Soccer vs. TCNJ, 2 p.m.
Sept. 2-3 - VWC Volleyball Tournament
Sept. 3 - Women's Soccer vs. Austin, 6 p.m.
Sept. 4 - Men's Soccer vs. Greensboro, 1 p.m.
Sept. 6 - Beyond the Wall: U.S. Immigration Policy, 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 - Founders Day
Sept. 8 - "A Feast of Languages" Opening Reception, 6 p.m.
Sept. 9 - The Tidewater Guitar Quartet, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 - Men's Soccer vs. Christopher Newport, 7 p.m.
Sept. 13 - Juan Tejeda, Puro Conjunto: The Mexican-American Sound of South Texas, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sept. 15 - Happy 225th! Virginia (and Norfolk) Give Birth to the Bill of Rights, 12 p.m.
Sept. 15 - Field Hockey vs. Ferrum, 5 p.m.
Sept. 17 - Field Hockey vs. Frostburg St., 12 p.m.
Sept. 17-18 - 2016 Scholarship and College Fair
Sept. 20 - Study Away Fair, 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 20 - You Want to Be a Field Biologist? Biologist Michael Finkler, 4 p.m.
Sept. 20 - Men's Soccer vs. NC Wesleyan, 7 p.m.
Sept. 20 - Volleyball vs. Christopher Newport, 7 p.m.
Sept. 21 - An Evening of Fairy Tales with Lynn Ruehlmann, 7 p.m.
Sept. 22 - What's at Stake? U.S. Foreign Policy, 11 a.m.
Sept. 24 - Field Hockey vs. Lynchburg, 12 p.m.
Sept. 26 - Jewish and Muslim Perspectives on Election 2016, 7 p.m.
Sept. 27 - Field Hockey vs. Christopher Newport, 5 p.m.
Sept. 28 - Women's Soccer vs. Lynchburg, 7 p.m.
Sept. 30 - Marlin Spirit Day
Sept. 30 - Clint Smith: Standing Together in a Culture of Fear, 7 p.m.
Notable Meetings: September 2016
Sept. 6 - Presidential Cabinet Meeting
Sept. 8 - Greater Norfolk Corporation Board Meeting
Sept. 12 - Faculty Emeriti Dinner
Sept. 13 - Presidential Cabinet Meeting
Sept. 13 - President's Leadership Council
Sept. 14 - Virginia Beach Vision Meeting
Sept. 14 - Faculty Dinner
Sept. 15 - Corporate Leaders Council Meeting
Sept. 15 - VisitNorfolk "Celebration of Success" Luncheon
Sept. 16 - Norfolk State's Inauguration of Eddie N. Moore, Jr.
Sept. 20 - Presidential Cabinet Meeting
Sept. 20 - Athletic Management Council
Sept. 22 - Greater Norfolk Corporation Board Meeting
Sept. 22 - Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Leadership Series
Sept. 22 - Faculty Dinner
Sept. 23 - Salute to Teachers Event
Sept. 27-28 - CICV Annual Meeting
Sept. 29 - NATO Signing Ceremony