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with President Richard K. Miller
June 1, 2020 | 11:00 am EDT

On Monday, June 1, Olin College hosted a conversation with Richard K. Miller and more than 450 attendees. President Miller shared three of the lessons he’s learned during his career in higher education, which can be viewed below, and Olin alumna, Tiana Veldwisch '08 emceed the event, which featured video submissions from participants. A recording of the event can be viewed here.

LESSON #1: Mindset

LESSON #2: Experimentation

LESSON #3: Truth


Colleagues and friends from around the world shared lessons they've learned from President Miller during his two decades of higher education leadership. 


Submissions from (in order of appearance): Graham Hooton, Olin College Class of 2014; Torben Orla Nielson, Science Attaché, Innovation Centre Denmark; Azzam Alwash, CEO, Nature Iraq; Cindy Scheyer, Parent, Olin College Class of 2007; Lynn Andrea Stein, Olin CollegeProfessor of Computer and Cognitive Science, Kristin Casasanto Olin College Program Director for External Engagement; Mandy Korpusik, Olin College Class of 2013; Margaret Jenkins, Parent, Olin College Class of 2016; Rob Meyerson, Parent, Olin College Class of 2020; Leticia Britos Cavagnaro, Co-Director, University Innovation Fellows Program; Tom Garrow, President, The Garrow Company; Linda Canavan, Olin College Associate Dean for Academic Programs, and Registrar; Alex Dorsk, Olin College Class of 2007; Molly Tomeny, Olin College Class of 2007; Fred Streicher, Former Director of Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa College of Engineering; Liz Armstrong, Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.


Submissions from (in order of appearance): Keith Buffinton, Former Dean of Engineering, Bucknell University; Al Bunshaft, President of the DS US Foundation; David B. Williams, Monte Ahuja Endowed Dean's Chair,The Ohio State University; Anette Kolmos, Director at Aalborg Centre for Problem Based Learning in Engineering, Science and Sustainability, Aalborg University; Joe Caruso, Member President's Council, Olin College of Engineering; Hiroyuki Sakaki Toyota, Senior Researcher at Toyota Central R&D Laboratories, Inc.; Kacey Davenport, Parent, Olin College Class of 2020, Ruth Graham, R H Graham Consulting Limited; Len Schlesinger, Former President, Babson College; Scott Gibson, Technology company advisor and Board member; John Prados, Olin CollegeTrustee Emeritus; Steve Longfield, Olin College Parent Class of 2009; Shozaburo Takeda, President,Takeda & Associates; Heather Jake Nunes, Parent, Olin College Class of 2021; Jean Huang, Olin College,Associate Professor of Biology; Roberto Lobo, Former President of University of São Paulo; Masakazu Sengoku, President, Professor, Business Driven Information Systems, NSG Group, Graduate Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies; Tim KT Cheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; John Abele, Co-founder, Boston Scientific Corporationand Vice Chair of Board at FIRST Foundation.