Dr. Tom Stritikus – What Happens When Institutions Get It Right?

President, Fort Lewis College

"What happens when institutions get it right? And what happens when institutions get it wrong? What is the really the amazing potential that young people bring and the cost when when adults don't get it right?

Listen now to this episode of Rebuilding the American Dream as Dr. Tom Stritikus, President of Fort Lewis College, joins us to discuss the benefits of success while working with students to make the college experience better – and the steep cost if we fail.

Prior to the appointment as president at Fort Lewis College, Dr. Stritikus was a deputy director of K-12 Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the dean of the University of Washington College of Education. He earned his doctorate in Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to his work in global education, Dr. Stritikus spent three years leading work in improving education in the United States, where he oversaw initiatives of personalized learning, assessment for student learning, instructional leadership, and teacher preparation.

June 15 2022

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