David P. Angel in the Media

June 29, 2014

Studying Abroad Helps Disadvantaged Students Break Frame
US News & World Report

"When you come to a college, sometimes you come with a very fixed sense of who you are as a person, your life path and career. It’s a picture of you that sits on the mantelpiece at home. We are interested developmentally in helping students break frame, explore the possibilities," Angel says.

June 23, 2014

Clark U. Seeks to Define ‘Liberal Education 2.0’
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Leadership & Governance

“Blending a traditional liberal-arts education with practical real-world projects can make students more valuable contributors to the organizations they will work for when they graduate,” says David P. Angel, Clark University’s president. The approach, he said in a recent conversation, has also helped his institution sharply increase its applications.

May 14, 2014

City hopes to keep its college graduates local
New England Cable News

"Many students are looking to stay in this area, if we can create the opportunities for them to do so," said Clark President David Angel, who chairs the board for the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts.

April 30, 2014

Higher ed consortium celebrates office opening in downtown Worcester
Telegram & Gazette

"What we're doing today is saying yes to Worcester, yes to Central Massachusetts," said David P. Angel, Clark University president and chairman of the consortium's board of directors. He talked about the impact of higher education on the city and the region, and said that HECCMA [Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts] exists to harness the collective talent and strength that its 12 member institutions lend to the region.

April 9, 2014

What You Don't Know About Financial Aid (but Should)
New York Times

"Unless we make some changes in how we approach admissions and financial aid, we would face a variety of negative choices, ranging from large tuition increases to cuts in critical programs to decreases in financial aid for enrolling students," Clark's president, David P. Angel, told students and staff in announcing the end of a need-blind policy.

February 26, 2014

Clark Univ. and City of Worcester Form Academic Health Partnership
GoLocal Worcester

"Clark's intellectual resources and foundation of student engagement in the community make [it] a valuable ally in this effort to improve and transform public health in Worcester and beyond," said Clark University President David P. Angel.

February 20, 2014

Clark University students protest on financial aid
New England Cable News

"We're not interested in changing the sense of community at Clark," Angel said. "We're going to continue to admit the vast majority of our students — probably at least 90 percent of our students — on a need-blind basis."

October 18, 2013

Sustainability Hub comes to Worcester, Mass
New England Cable News

"This is bringing education alive and making a difference in our community — this is the future of education in our country as we see it," said David Angel, the Clark University president.

August 26, 2013

Clark University begins first academic LEEP year
WSJ - MarketWatch, PRNewswire

Following unprecedented 30% surge in applications, students to fully experience campus-wide commitment to Clark's pioneering model for higher education — "The LEEP framework promises that the finest elements of a Clark education are accessible to every student, providing them with authentic engagement in the world and workplace."

June 18, 2012

Peter Thiel's Message Is Simply Wrong
David Angel blog post on Huffington Post

"I encourage students to look carefully at the opportunities colleges and universities provide to hone these skills and capabilities beyond the classroom [because they] enhance the return on education for our students, our country and our world."

May 15, 2012

Even in Bad Times, Colleges Can Make Education Pay Off
David Angel blog post on Huffington Post

"This model [Liberal Education and Effective Practice] affords students a wide variety of new opportunities to put their education to work in the world, and build a sturdy bridge from college to career."

May 1, 2012

Clark University Touts 'Education Return' Online
WBUR/NPR Boston 5/1/2012

"Parents want some greater traction and evidence about what a particular college or university will do to ensure the investment [will] pay off," Angel said.

December 2010

David Angel is featured in a two-part interview with Massachusetts State
Senator Harriet Chandler, M.A. '63, Ph.D. '73

Watch Part 1 [28:28]
Watch Part II [28:07]

September 25, 2010

Angel takes helm—Clark's 9th president inaugurated
Worcester Telegram

September 19, 2010

Clark's Angel seeing green
Worcester Telegram/Opinion

August 16, 2010

New Leadership Readies for Year Ahead at Clark
Worcester Business Journal