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First blog, first impressions. Today I begin writing my first blog as the 11th President of the University of the Southwest, nearly one month after beginning in this position on February 16th. Although it seems like I have been well engaged in the business of the University for quite a while now (probably because the job search began with an interview last November, followed by a campus interview, a job offer, and many weeks that followed planning a departure and a relocation) the reality is that I am a new president and I likely will be referred to as such for the rest of this year and maybe even the year that comes after. Read More