The President’s Blog

Serving Together: Relationship between Board of Trustees and President

Recently, the board of trustees met on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University for their bi-annual full board meeting. It was a particularly eventful time punctuated with some important highlights: faculty/staff picnic, dedication of renovated dorm space, and approval of budget and capital campaign. Many university boards meet and leave without much fanfare, except for an …

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Educational Leadership Essentials: Encouragement

Creating a culture of encouragement is vital to any organization.  A culture of encouragement intentionally adds value to people while also expecting excellence in all things. I have discovered over the years that there is no such thing as accidental achievement. Everything worth having, or that is accomplished, is costly and requires great effort.  As …

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