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Handling Leadership Challenges During Difficult Times | Fri, Oct. 30

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Friday, October 30 | 1-2 pm CDT

What do the stories of Bill Belichick, Condoleezza Rice, and Francis Collins have to teach us about transition? How can we best handle the leadership challenges brought on by COVID-19? Be sure to join Gordon College President Michael Lindsay as he pulls from a decade of leadership in Christian Higher Education to illuminate how we can serve God and His people well in challenging times.

Dr. D. Michael Lindsay

D. Michael Lindsay serves as the eighth president of Gordon College. Prior to arriving at Gordon, President Lindsay was a member of the sociology faculty at Rice University, where he won multiple awards both for his teaching and his scholarly research. The author of two dozen scholarly publications, Dr. Lindsay’s Faith in the Halls of Power was nominated for the nonfiction Pulitzer Prize in 2007. His most recent book, View from the Top, won two awards and has been translated into Chinese and Japanese. As a scholar and educational leader, President Lindsay has lectured on six continents and works tirelessly to create opportunities worldwide for Gordon students, faculty, and staff. He earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University and graduate theological degrees from Wycliffe Hall at Oxford University and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Baylor University where he has been named Outstanding Young Alumnus. He has been married for twenty-five years to Rebecca, a writer and speaker who serves as Gordon’s Ambassador for the College. They are the proud parents of three daughters: Elizabeth (16), Caroline (10) and Emily (10). The Lindsays live on the Gordon campus, which allows them to regularly cheer on the Fighting Scots.