What Pivoting Looks Like in a Pandemic

A college president reflects on seven lessons learned

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We have moved from a time when colleges were a community’s lifeblood — providing jobs, culture, and diversity of thought and experience — to a time when many college campuses have become Covid hotspots, bringing rising infection rates and fear to the communities they once enriched.

Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande is President of Champlain College. He is a respected economist, scholar educator and global consultant.