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Leadership Dinner: Janet L. Holmgren

Monday, April 18, 2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Application Deadline: Sunday, Apr. 3, 2016

Application is closed.

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people. 

Janet L. Holmgren, President Emerita, Mills College

Janet L. Holmgren is an independent higher education consultant.  She has most recently served as senior vice president for a high tech, socially responsible, higher education start up company in San Francisco, UniversityNow (UNOW), the parent organization of Patten University, in Oakland, California and New Charter University, nationally accredited online.  She served as President and Susan Mills Professor of English of Mills College (Oakland, CA) from 1991 to 2011.  Prior to her appointment at Mills, she served as Vice Provost of Princeton University, Senior Administrator at the University of Maryland, College Park, and full-time faculty member at the University of Maryland and the University of the District of Columbia in Linguistics and English.

Dr. Holmgren graduated summa cum laude from Oakland University with a B.A. in English and Linguistics.  She received an M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University.  She resides in Oakland, California.

Please Note:
Leadership Dinners have limited seating. If accepted, you will be required to submit a $50 deposit to secure your spot. If you do not attend the entire dinner (5-8PM), your $50 deposit will be cashed by Stanford University.

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