TROY alums serving Alabama’s two-year colleges

An education from Troy University prepares students to educate others.

An education from Troy University prepares students to educate others.

Troy University was founded in February 1887 as an institution to train teachers, and while the University has expanded its academic offerings since then, TROY has held onto its roots and continues to offer a first-class education to future educators. Of the 25 current two-year college presidents in Alabama, nine of those boast degrees from…

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Purdue president says relevancy of the ‘sheepskin’ must be proven for colleges to stay viable in today’s market

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels provided the keynote address at a Manley Johnson Center event in Birmingham. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels provided the keynote address at a Manley Johnson Center event in Birmingham. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

Higher education must show its relevance in the marketplace if it is to survive, said Purdue University President Mitch Daniels.

The former Republican two-term Indiana governor made the remark during an address to education, business and political leaders at a summit on higher education co-hosted by the Sorrell College of Business’ Manuel H. Johnson Center…

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