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Virginia Wesleyan College President Scott D. Miller attended the 12th annual Council of Independent Colleges/New York Times Partnership’s Presidents Council meeting on Monday, October 12 at The New York Times offices in New York City. It is the only meeting of college and university presidents hosted by the Times. Presidents from 30 CIC member colleges and universities met with Kathleen O’Connell, National Education Director for The New York Times, and Education Life Editor Jane Karr and National Correspondent Motoko Rich. They provided candid assessments of current trends and also issues they plan to cover in the months ahead. Dr. Marcia Hawkins, president of Union College, chairs the Council. In addition, Council members were provided with information about new The New York Times projects and resources available to campuses nationwide.