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Blessed with Alumni Who Want to Give Back

Blessed with Alumni Who Want to Give Back

The Sunday Briefing - Feb. 9, 2020 Dear colleagues, Universities like to brag about their alumni given their incredible talent and accomplishments! One of the recent memorable statements about alumni success comes from the comedian Stephen Colbert. In a magnanimous...

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The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 26, 2020

The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 26, 2020

Dear colleagues, It's hard to keep New Year’s resolutions. Less than one month in, I am losing it over one such resolution: to chill out a little. Here's why. Shortly before the New Year during the break, I returned to the university to gather some books from the open...

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The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 12, 2019

The Sunday Briefing – Jan. 12, 2019

Dear colleagues, There are so many distractions in higher education these days. But for us at FIU, the constant is our students and their passion to get their educations and get on with their lives. So it gives me great joy to tell you that Carolina is on my mind! Not...

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