2020 Dallas Herring Lecture
On Tuesday, November 10th, Dr. Pam Eddinger of Bunker Hill Community College (MA) virtually delivered the 2020 Dallas Herring Lecture under the title of Insights from the Pandemic: The Reckoning and the Hope at Our Nation’s Community Colleges. In addition to the above quote, Dr. Eddinger pointed out that the pandemic has “also shown us a radical transformation in the nature of community colleges.” A panel discussion by Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer, president of Central Piedmont Community College (NC), Dr. Avis Proctor, president of Harper College (IL), and Dr. William Serrata, president of El Paso County Community College (TX) followed the lecture.
Interested in quickly learning more about the 2020 event? The articles from our colleagues below provide a comprehensive recap of both the lecture and panel discussion:
- EdNC: “Surviving the storm: Pam Eddinger speaks to the role of community colleges in pandemic recovery” by Molly Osborne
- NC State College of Education: “‘Like a Flash of Lightning in the Night, the Pandemic Revealed all the Cracks and Fissures’: 2020 Dallas Herring Lecture Explores the Insights Learned from COVID-19 Impact at Community Colleges” by Janine Bowen
- Achieving the Dream: “ATD Board Chair Delivers Annual Dallas Herring Lecture”