An interview of President Donald Christian by WAMC President and CEO Alan Chartock aired on the radio show A Conversation with… on Thursday, May 3. The interview was taped in front of a live audience in Parker Theatre on April 26. A recording can be heard online here.
During the interview, Christian spoke about his first year as president of the university, as well as his long career in education. “I am grateful for the opportunity to speak about my leadership vision for SUNY New Paltz with Alan Chartock for WAMC on the occasion of my inauguration,” Christian said.
“The State University of New York at New Paltz has provided the perfect opportunity to bring one of our most loved programs to the Hudson Valley,” said Chartock. “Combining that with a live audience for the show, it’s a win for everyone.”
President Christian joins a long list of notable guests on A Conversation with…, which include Folk singer Pete Seeger, Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Oscar winning actor F. Murray Abraham, Chief Administrative Law Judge at the FCC Richard Sippel, and RealAge Dr. Mike Riozen. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, Professor and Artistic Director of the Piano Summer Institute and Festival Vladimir Feltsman, and 2012 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism Andrew Lehren were all recently interviewed on the show.
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio is a member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International. The station is a regional public radio network serving parts of seven northeastern states. Stations and translators are in 24 locations throughout the region.