Podcast | An Inside Look At The First Year Of College


Joining us on the podcast today is Dr. Roger H. Martin, author of the recently published book entitled, Off to College: A Guide for Parents, published by The University of Chicago Press.

With Off to College, Dr. Martin helps parents understand the important period of the first year of college by providing the perfect tour of the a freshman year on today’s campus. He spoke with us on this episode about what he learned writing this book and his previous book, Racing Odysseus: A College President Becomes a Freshman Again, where he was allowed to enrolled into St. John’s College as a 61 year old freshman.

Dr. Martin holds a Bachelor’s degree from Drew University, a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Sacred Theology, both from Yale University, and a Ph.D. from Oxford University.  He has served as president of Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He currently serves on the Board of Education in Mamaroneck, New York, and is president of Academic Collaborations, Inc. a higher education consulting firm.