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President Johnson writes a blog, editorials, and is quoted in local, regional, and national media. Dr. Johnson's areas of expertise include higher education, leadership, strategic marketing and planning, personal brand, diversity, and volunteerism. A collection of media clippings are archived below.
The Chronicle of Higher Education interviews President Johnson for the "On Leadership" series.View
University Business carries announcement of the Yunus Social Business Centre @ Becker College.Read more
“We are aiming to promote social business in the USA by creating social business movement among the college students,”Read more
President Johnson appeared on this weekly television show, hosted by Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce President Tim Murray, which focused on the Chamber’s new StartUp Worcester initiative aimed at keeping students in the Worcester area after graduation. During the interview Dr. Johnson discussed how Becker fosters entrepreneurship through the MassDiGI Summer Innovation Program and the upcoming Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (January 2015)
President Johnson was interviewed by WTAG AM 580 morning host Jim Polito. Dr. Johnson discussed Becker’s $1 million gift from 1964 alumna Colleen Barrett, president emeritus of Southwest Airlines, which will be used to name and establish the Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (January 2015)
President Johnson is quoted in this edition of University Business's "Behind the News."Read more
President Johnson was interviewed by Alan Eisenberg. (November 2014)
President Johnson served on a panel that discussed the future of higher education, as part of the Worcester Business Journal’s Power Breakfast Series.Read more
“We’re trying to create an entrepreneurial mind-set,” Johnson said. “We identified niche programs, identified creative things we can do that gives us space in the market and that makes us unique. The things we’ve done — a lot of other schools could do them, but not as quickly as us.”Read profile
President Johnson's editorial, penned in advance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, was carried in a number of publications, including the Detroit News.
Some of the most innovative businesses in modern times were born on college campuses, including Google, Yahoo, FedEx and Dell. The best-known is probably Facebook, founded in Mark Zuckerberg's dorm room at Harvard and now boasting one billion users. But the story of the first giant social network is also a cautionary tale for those who would cultivate young talent in Massachusetts, because Facebook is famously the one that got away.Read op-ed