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Speeches and Publications

2014:

June 13, 2014: "YTC Commencement Address."

May 19, 2014: "Colorado College Commencement Address 2014."

April 2014: “Investing in a Liberal Arts Education: Is It Worth It?” Conference on The Value of Liberal Arts Education and America’s Future, Center for Ethics Education and the Task Force on the Future of Liberal Arts Education, Fordham University, New York City.

March 2014: “Innovation and Collaboration: A Liberal Arts Education as a Catalyst for New Ideas,” Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 

March 2014: “Innovation and Collaboration: A Liberal Arts Education as a Catalyst for New Ideas,” Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

2013:

Hill, Catharine; Jill Tiefenthaler; and Suzanne Welsh (2013) “The Economics and Affordability of American Higher Education: Challenges Facing the American Liberal Arts College” in Rebecca Chopp and Dan Weiss, eds., Remaking College: Innovation, Debate and Liberal Arts in the 21st Century, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

September 2013: “The Economics of Higher Education,” Mile High Club, Denver, CO.

September 2013: “Mentoring Matters: Investing in Education for our Future,” Big Brothers Big Sisters, Keynote Address, Colorado Springs, CO.

June 2013: “Lead Wherever You Are,” Pearls of Wit and Wisdom Lecture Series, Pillars Institute, Colorado Springs, CO.

June 20, 2013: "The Economics of Higher Education," Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Institute on College Futures, Chicago, IL.

June 1, 2013: "Preparing for Challenges Ahead," Western Association of College and University Business Officers Annual Conference, Pre-Conference Workshop, Keynote Speaker. 

May 2013: "Kids Do Count: Investing in Education to Ensure Our Future," Colorado Children's Campaign It's About Kids Network Annual Retreat, Keynote Address.

May 20, 2013: "Colorado College Commencement Address 2013."  

May 10, 2013: “The Power of Servant Leadership,” 2013 League of Women Voters of Colorado Convention, Keynote Address.

April 23, 2013: “What is the Value of a College Education Today? Women’s Leadership Council, Pikes Peak United Way.

April 10, 2013: “The Value of a Liberal Arts Education,” The Hechinger Report.

April 2013: “Holding Colleges Accountable for Cost, Value and Quality: The Myths and Realities,” Keynote Address, Evisions Conference, Drexel University.

March 2013:  “How Presidents See the World,” The American Council on Education’s 95th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

January 2013: “The Economics of Higher Education,” Smith College Board of Trustees, Northampton, MA.

2012:

"Domestic Violence," in David Coates, ed., The Oxford Companion to American Politics, Oxford University Press, pp. 280-283.

"The SAT as a Predictor of Success at a Liberal Arts College" (Chapter 7) Rask, Kevin N. and Jill Tiefenthaler in Joseph A. Soares, ed., SAT Wars: The Case for Test Optional Admissions, New York, NY: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, pp. 118-126.  

November 2012: “The Economics of Higher Education,” ACM Board of Directors Meeting, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

October 24, 2012: “A New Take on College Presidential Inaugurations,” The Huffington Post.

September 22, 2012:  “Listening, Learning and Leading: Lessons of the Liberal Arts,” Inaugural Address, Colorado College.

August 30, 2012: “Worth the Investment?” op-ed published in The Huffington Post.

August 28, 2012: Fall Conference (annual address to Colorado College faculty and staff)

July 18, 2012: “Understanding and Managing the Risks of Analytics,” article published (with Randy Stiles) in EDUCAUSE Review.

May 21, 2012: Commencement Speech

May 7, 2012: “Why Does College Cost So Much?” Western Association of College and University Business Officers Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

2011:

October 24, 2011: “In Defense of Liberal Arts Education,” op-ed published in The Denver Post.

August 29, 2011: Fall Conference (annual address to Colorado College faculty and staff)

August 27, 2011: Remarks to New Students and Parents