Columbia College president Scott Dalrymplegrew up in a tiny, working-class community in Upstate New York. Aside from his teachers, he didn’t know anyone who had gone to college.
“College just wasn’t part of my world. In my house, for instance, we didn’t know what the word ‘undergraduate’ meant,” he says. “Our town had a lot of honest, hardworking people, but not a lot of great jobs. College seemed like a way to live like the characters in books.”Read More