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Follow me to the Huffington Post

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 07.13.12 in Uncategorized

Read my latest blog, Storm Warning: Why Higher Ed Needs New Leadership Now, on Huffington Post College.

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Becker Community Mourns the Loss of Professor John Dorsey, Esq.

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 05.18.12 in Uncategorized

The Becker College community mourns the passing of John Dorsey, Esq., professor of law. For nearly 40 years, John was a dedicated member of our faculty who seamlessly wove his experience and expertise with a sense of humor. He tirelessly educated and encouraged his students, and heralded their success as alumni as they  attended graduate [...]

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Your Mission: Stand and Deliver

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 02.09.12 in College Experience, Integrity, Students

College students must learn how to see themselves as more than a declared major, a member of a club, or part of an athletic team. Students can pave the way for future professional success by creating a mission statement.

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A Vision Coming into View

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 12.15.11 in College Experience, Core Values, Future, Mission, Vision

As President of Becker College, I have announced a vision, mission, and set of core values. These principles work in concert to ensure the best possible student experience; it is critical that they are articulated, congruent, embraced, and acted upon by all members of the campus community. I am deeply appreciative of the feedback I received and for the dedication and commitment shown to creating an institution second to none.

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Right. Wrong. No question.

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 11.21.11 in Accountability, Integrity, Social Responsibility

If it is difficult for people to determine what is the right thing to do, it is because we have become too good at justifying. We lose sight of justice, and we remain silent. We have given in to fear.

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Our responsibility: a voice for veterans

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 11.11.11 in Community, Education, Social Responsibility

For generations, people have served in the military and risked their lives so that future generations—so that we—can enjoy the safety and security that much of the world still struggles to achieve. They have underwritten our freedom with their duty, protected our democracy and upheld the American way of life.

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The Three Pillars

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 02.11.11 in Education, Global Citizenship

The pillars of global citizenship are academic excellence, social responsibility and creative expression. They are essential elements in a rewarding college experience.

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Forbes Crowdsources 2011

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 01.26.11 in Future, Global Citizenship, Students

As Becker students begin a new semester, and a new year, take inspiration from “The Names You Need to Know” on Forbes.com.

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Have you registered yet?

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 12.10.10 in College Experience, Education, Students

There may be a number of reasons why you have not yet registered for your spring classes. However pressing your reasons may be, I urge you to visit your advisors before final exams end next week.

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Possibility Thinking

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 11.30.10 in College Experience, Education, Students

Possibilities are what will take us beyond our limitations. The only thing that limits you is the inability to think about possibilities. You only need to look and listen to find possibility thinkers—teaching your class, in the chair next to you, in the next room in the residence hall.

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