Category: President

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V4I2: Still I’ll Rise

By: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, NWCCU   “Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise,” The powerful voice of Maya...Read More

V4I1: I owe, I owe, off to College I go

By: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, NWCCU College access, affordability, and success. A topic of significant local to national conversations, with responses ranging from hand wringing to proposals for tan...Read More

V3I4: Equity: Arc of the moral universe

By: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, NWCCU I happened to be in Washington, DC in September 2011 on a hush-hush trip as part of the intense vetting process when I was to be nominated by President Barack Oba...Read More

V3I3: If you can’t measure it …

By: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, NWCCU “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it,” a quote attributed to management guru, Peter Drucker, is a mantra the Northwest Commissio...Read More

V3I2: Innovate or Dissipate

By: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, NWCCU Driving home the other day, I was reminded of the dire budget situation many, if not all, colleges are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which I had ju...Read More

NWCCU Receives CHEA Recognition

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is pleased to announce that we have been awarded recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). At its meeting on January 2...Read More

NACIQI Recommends Renewal for NWCCU

On May 22, 2018, President Moore, Incoming President Ramaswamy, members of the Board of Commissioners, representatives of member institutions, and NWCCU staff attended the spring meeting of the Nation...Read More

NWCCU Announces New President

Redmond, WA – The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) announced today that Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, a prominent scientist, former university dean, and currently the director of...Read More
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