On January 14, 2015, President Herbst announced that he will not seek renewal of his contract when it concludes this June. The 16th president of Colgate, Herbst has held the office since 2010. Professor of History Jill Harsin will serve as interim president during the search for President Herbst’s successor. READ MORE
Congo Doesn't Really Exist
Chicago Tribune, July 3rd, 2013: "The international community needs to recognize a simple, albeit brutal fact: The Democratic Republic of the Congo does not exist. All of the peacekeeping missions, special envoys, interagency processes and diplomatic initiatives that are predicated on the Congo myth — the notion that one sovereign power is present in this vast country — are doomed to fail. It is time to stop pretending otherwise." We wrote those words four years ago...