KCCI Archives: Grinnell College’s first female president



this could be divided into ***other product. Grenell president Pamela Fergusson spends part of her first fall semester in middle school in the classroom teaching calculus. The heart of the institution is the intellectual experience that takes place in the classroom. If you want to know what it’s really like to be *** Grinnell, you have to spend some time in class. Ferguson, 48, teaches this class with Professor Henry Walk, Ferguson says the quality of Cornell’s faculty and students attracted her to the college. She is the first woman to hold the position of president, but she does not think it will cause her additional difficulties. Ferguson says it’s more unusual that a *** mathematician now runs the liberal arts college. She says her experience will be an asset and I think it’s that kind of careful definition, careful thought. I think that is the true value of mathematics. Ferguson is one of the ***handful of female presidents here in Iowa nationally. About 11% of the nation’s 3,100 colleges and universities have female presidents. I think it’s really wonderful that we have a *** female president because I think she’s a *** good role model and I think she’s doing a *** really good job getting involved in life. I see her around campus *** Ferguson’s priorities include stepping up efforts to attract more minority and international students to campus. A *** multiculturalism working group has been formed to develop a *** strategic plan. When you walk into an institution as solid as this, nothing is broken here. Your goal is always to make *** a strong institution even stronger Michelle Parker TV eight news.

KCCI Archives: Grinnell College’s first female president

Pamela Ferguson becomes the first female president of Grinnell College. Watch to see his mindset entering the freshman year in 1991. Click below to watch more KCCI archives:

Pamela Ferguson becomes the first female president of Grinnell College.

Watch to see his mindset entering freshman year in 1991.

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