Brock Blomberg

In the News

President Blomberg frequently shares insight about the higher education landscape on The Huffington Post and in other media.

At Ursinus College, all students are tested for the coronavirus every week
Blomberg discusses the multiple and aggressive mitigation measures put in place to protect the health of the college’s students as they return to campus during a pandemic.

NCAA Division III fall sports shutdown went beyond COVID-19 case data
A look at how colleges like Ursinus are prioritizing the health of student-athletes in a time of uncertainty.

Ursinus College receives $11 million donation, its largest, for student scholarships
The college celebrates a historic gift that Blomberg says will provide “…critical support for the next decade and beyond” for students with greater economic needs.

The Real Value(s) Proposition
Ursinus is among 40 “Colleges that Change Lives,” a designation that makes us proud. But to truly understand and reflect on what that means, I’d like to share the inspiring words of one of our current students.

Listen Up
When two college presidents with multiple similarities and differences sat down to talk, one thing became clear: what matters most is the experience of listening across those differences.

Why College Students Are ‘Better Off’ With Social Media 
For me, social media affords not only instantaneous connection, but impact. I see no better way of sharing all the good things happening on our campus with members of the campus community. But like any powerful tool, social media must be used carefully.

The Liberal Arts: A Risky Business
The liberal arts may indeed be risky business, but these are risks we must afford to take. It’s what Galileo would have recommended.

How My SXSW All-Access Pass is Like the Liberal Arts
Very few college presidents find themselves at the corner of Congress and 4th Avenue in downtown Austin, navigating the eclectic sounds—and personalities—of South by Southwest.