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Concordia President Nunes Hosts Inaugural "Conversations at Concordia" Event PDF Print Email

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By Rebecca Portnoy, Communications Manager, Concordia College

Jan. 15, 2020:  On Thursday, January 9, community members from Bronxville and neighboring towns attended an interactive forum on the campus of Concordia College New York.

President John A. Nunes, joined by Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Mark Wahlers, gave a brief overview covering the state of the College. He mentioned successes including a major uptick in donor support ahead of a soon-to-be-announced capital campaign; challenges including competition within the crowded northeastern higher education market; and strategic plans for the future including building and expanding upon the College’s most successful programs and partnerships.

For the majority of the hour-long event, community members were able to ask questions in an informal exchange of information.

Topics raised by the engaged and well-informed group sparked discussion around the College’s enrollment model, student body, academic programs, business plan, real estate assets, endowment and fundraising efforts. Challenges and opportunities in today’s rapidly changing higher education market were covered as well.  

“President Nunes answered probing questions frankly and non-defensively,” said a community member. “It was an informative and reassuring session.”

Bronxville Mayor Mary Marvin was in attendance, and cited community feedback gathered as part of the village’s comprehensive plan showing that Concordia College scored by far the highest approval rating among Village institutions. 

Community members were invited to contact the President’s Office directly with any further questions. 

Look for another Conversations at Concordia event in the upcoming months.

Pictured:  President John A Nunes

Photo courtesy Concordia College

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