On January 5, 2014, Dr. Mitchell participated at the CIC President’s Institute on a panel about college access on Marco Island, Florida.
On February 6, 2014, Dr. Mitchell spoke to the senior staff of the Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group in Pittsburgh on the key higher education indicators affecting the food service industry. On February 23, 2014, he addressed the annual national “Ten States” meeting hosted by the Pennsylvania Academy of Physicians on parallels between higher education and the health care industry at The Hershey Hotel in Hershey, PA.
In addition, Dr. Mitchell participated in the opening panel of the Council of Independent College’s Community College Transfer Project Planning meeting on March 21-22, 2014 in Alexandria, Virginia.
Joining him on the panel were: Barbara Hetrick (moderator), senior vice president, Council of Independent Colleges; Emily Froimson, vice president for programs, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation; Stan Jones, president, Complete College America; and Robert G. Templin, Jr., president, Northern Virginia Community College. The Kresge Foundation provided support for the two-day meeting.