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Dr. Robert L. Breuder

Dr. Robert L. Breuder

A personal message from College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder

Dear Neighbors,

In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas and associate’s degrees. Many also offer continuing and adult education. —Wikipedia

Given their definition of a stereotypical community college, Wikipedia’s editors would be as surprised as the visitors from around the world who come here to discover a remarkable and far-from-typical College of DuPage.

They would be surprised—as you will be from this issue of impact—to find people with advanced degrees doing post-graduate work at COD.

They would be surprised to find students of all ages and backgrounds learning about the world together first in our classrooms, then through experiential learning that spans the globe.

They would be surprised to learn about students giving back through service-learning projects in the community that makes our college possible.

In other words, your community college provides services light years ahead of the average institution. At COD, we are grateful for the impact you have had on us. And we are committed to making an impact on this community, those who choose to learn here, and those who choose to apply that learning here at home and throughout the world.

Sincerely,

Robert L. Breuder

Dr. Robert L. Breuder
President, College of DuPage

 

Contact Information


Direct all comments and questions to the editor at impact@cod.edu.

College of DuPage
425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn IL 60137

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