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Elizabeth Meade, president of Cedar Crest College

At a time when the value of higher education is being questioned, Dr. Elizabeth Meade is leading Cedar Crest and a generation of women into the future. LVB sat down with Meade to learn more. She spoke to us about the changing role of higher education, the criticism of women in power, and redefining leadership.

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Workforce initiatives balance present, future needs (access required)

The strong economy has been making it difficult for businesses that need qualified and skilled technical workers. And while some established workforce initiatives with a long-range focus are paying off, other efforts are underway to match workers’ skills with specific jobs in the shorter term, several observers said in recent interviews.

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