Higher Ed: Comings and Goings
A Path to Mobility - Miami Dade College's first woman president is a graduate of the school and played basketball there. Madeline Pumariega says family played a large roll in her desire to move back to Miami, noting that her mom had recently died and she was feeling a bit homesick. "I had been away for the last five years, and her was this opportunity sitting in front of me," she says.
Opening Doors - Incoming Valencia College President Kathleen Plinske talks about enrollment trends, myths about costs and more. Plinske was named interim president of McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Ill., when she was just 29.
College President Turnover - Several presidents of state colleges and universities are retiring...
This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: John Thrasher; Alberto Pimentel; Alexander Cartwright; Jeff Brandes; Pamela Marsh; Donal O’Shea; Sandy Shugart
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