• April 16, 2014

How One Young College President Succeeded a Long-Serving Chief

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Mariko Silver, the new president of Bennington College, left Arizona State University last year to take the helm from Elizabeth Coleman, who had led Bennington for 25 years. In a recent conversation with The Chronicle, she talked about the challenges of following such a long-serving president, about how her age—she's just 36 years old—affected her reception, and about whether she will work to get the college taken off the American Association of University Professors' censure list.

Video and editing by Julia Schmalz. Download a transcript here.

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