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Dr. Chris Howard
Dr. Chris Howard is the 24th President of Hampden-Sydney College located near Richmond, VA and one of the youngest college presidents in the US. A Distinguished Graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Howard earned a doctorate from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard. Hampden-Sydney, a top-tier liberal arts college for men, has been in continuous operation since 1775. Dr. Howard is committed to discussing what works best when raising boys, engaging guys and educating men.

Entries by Dr. Chris Howard

Two Sides of the Same Coin

(1) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 10:45 AM

When then Colonel Stan McChrystal strode into the make-shift operations center at Ft. Benning, Georgia to hear briefings from some of America's most elite special operations service members, you knew he was a man on a mission. We often referred to him with the utmost respect as "Stan the Man."...

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College: The Experience Is What Matters Most

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 3:51 PM

The debate now raging about the return on investment (ROI) of a college degree took a turn for the better last week when the Gallup organization and Purdue University released their much anticipated findings from the "Gallup-Purdue Index," a college graduate well-being study.


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Young Men Want To Be Heroes: Let's Help Them Do It Right

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 12:20 PM

There is a wonderful line from an old movie where the protagonist proclaims, "this time it's personal" which sums up my feelings about Lea Carpenter's somber yet moving new novel -- Eleven Days. In many ways, her book is more ode than novel -- an ode to manhood, to...

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