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Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

On thoughtful stewardship

Augsburg’s mission statement says that we educate students to be “thoughtful stewards” as well as “informed citizens, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.” I imagine some may read “thoughtful stewards… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

On serendipity in education

I vividly recall the moment in 1977 when a conversation with a religion professor at Luther College, my alma mater, offered me a way of thinking about my vocational journey… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

On being faculty-guided

In recent issues of Augsburg Now (apparently still the name of this fine publication—see Around the Quad), I’ve written about our Augsburg2019 vision to be “a new kind… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

A college that is student-ready

The 2014-15 academic year—the 146th in Augsburg’s history—was a very good year for the College. National honors for students. Awards for faculty teaching, research, and advising… more >

Abundance at Augsburg

Abundance at Augsburg

2015 is off to a remarkable start at Augsburg! The announcement on the facing page about the $10 million gift to name the Center for Science, Business, and Religion certainly… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

Semper reformanda—the gift of reformation

I am writing these notes on Reformation Day—October 31—the occasion on which we celebrate the legacy of our Lutheran Christian tradition and the ways in which that legacy… more >

An alternative narrative of higher education

An alternative narrative of higher education

Our colleague, Harry Boyte, who heads Augsburg’s Center for Democracy and Citizenship, recently argued in The Huffington Post that America needs an alternative narrative of higher education, one that… more >

Reflective practice

Reflective practice

As I write, I am on my way back to Minneapolis after spending meaningful time at our Center for Global Education campus in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and my mind and heart… more >

“Big for the world …”

“Big for the world …”

In this issue of Augsburg Now, you will find a summary of Augsburg 2019, a strategic framework developed over the past several months with the involvement of Regents, faculty, staff… more >

Faithful and Relevant

Faithful and Relevant

During the past several months, Augsburg’s Board of Regents has invited the campus community into a strategic mapping process focused on our priorities and aspirations leading up to the… more >

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