WOMEN WHO ROCK: DR. SUSAN A. COLE, PRESIDENT OF MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Written by msuproductions on March 16, 2017
Dr. Susan A. Cole, President of Montclair State University is featured on this episode of WMSC’s series “Women Who Rock:” a program that highlights strong, brave women creating positive change in their respective fields.
Doctor Cole is a force of nature in higher education. In her close to 20 years at Montclair State, her vision has led to massive expansions of our campus, curriculum, dorms, parking and resulted in the University being ranked in several national rankings.
Under her wing, just this last year, Montclair State was named among the Top 100 Public Institutions on The Wall Street Journal, ranking the University’s diverse learning environment 75th overall.
Montclair State also earned the Research Doctoral University Designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education in 2016.
“U.S. News & World Report” listed Montclair State among the Top 200 National Universities in the Country in their 2017 rankings, and Forbes’ 2016 edition of America’s Top Colleges listed Montclair State in its rankings too.
A magazine titled “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” named Montclair State a “Top Degree Producer” in its ranking of institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students.
Montclair State also met the criteria set forth by the U.S. Department of Education to be considered a Hispanic serving institution, and was included in The Campus Pride Top 25 LGBTQ friendly colleges and universities list.
Host: Lataya Rothmiller
Producer: Juan Contla & Mike Stringham
Executive Producer: Anabella Poland