Life in the Balance

Spring 2011 | Section: Feature Stories

For some students, college is all about academics and studying hard to make good grades. For others, it’s about getting involved in activities on campus or helping others in the community. For still others, it can be about sports and giving your all to be the best athlete you can be.

Alum and former provost Drew Bogner helps define Division II values

Spring 2011 | Section: Feature Stories

Drew Bogner, Ph.D. graduated from Kansas Newman College in 1979, returned to Newman as a faculty member in 1987, and served as provost from 1991 to 2000. He is now president of Molloy College in Rockville Centre, N.Y., and has served as chair of the NCAA Division II Presidents Council since 2009. In the interview that follows, Bogner speaks on the rationale and value of the DII “Life in the Balance” initiative, and his role in its creation.

From the President

Spring 2011 | Section: Issue Notes

An important key to success in most any endeavor is balance. A painter, for example, seeks a balance among different colors, shapes and proportions. Doctors urge us to eat a balanced diet from many food groups to maintain good health. In our daily lives we strive to find the right balance between work and play, spending and saving, dreaming and acting.

From the president

Fall 2009 | Section: Issue Notes

Since coming to Newman University in 2007, I've had the pleasure of seeing many positive changes. Everything from a new library and campus center to the transition to NCAA Division II.