Leading in a Non-Profit Environment
John Comerford, Ph.D., has a proven record of commitment and advocacy for higher education and liberal arts colleges. He has served as president of Blackburn since 2013, where he has been at the center of a number of innovative programs designed to enhance student access and learning.
Comerford is committed to providing access to affordable higher education while delivering excellence in academic, student life, and career preparation programs. Under his leadership, Blackburn College became one of just a handful of colleges in the country to meet the full financial need of all its incoming students, with a focus on providing a series of work experiences that will help students impress prospective employers after graduation. Blackburn is one of just a few colleges in the state of Illinois to show enrollment growth over the past five years.
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Comerford, John, "Leading in a Non-Profit Environment" (2018). Leadership Hour at Otterbein University. 36.