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President Michael Alexander discussed Vision 2017 and other issues at the town meeting on April 17. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

President Michael Alexander discussed Vision 2017 and other issues at the town meeting on April 17. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Tina Nalepa – 1851 Staff

President Michael Alexander addressed the topics of Vision 2017 and diversity in the Lasell community at a town meeting held last month. The meeting was in de Witt Hall where a large audience of faculty, students, and members of Lasell Village came to listen and discuss the future of Lasell.  More…

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Evan Mozingo & Holly Griffin – 1851 Staff

Lasell held a community meeting hosted by President Michael B. Alexander on October 1 in deWitt Hall to talk about the current and future strategic plans for the college. “We do this meeting to see each other, meet each other,” said Alexander. “It’s a bonding experience for the community.”

Alexander reviewed his ambitions for Lasell for the coming years, discussing academic, institutional, and facility goals. Alexander reminded the audience of the college’s strengths and weaknesses, focusing on ways to improve. Lasell’s strengths include its connected learning program, internship opportunities, and dedicated full- time staff, while the institution struggles with the older facilities of Wolfe and Wass, retention rate, and academic rigor. More…