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Local Author: Change the Lapel Pin by Alex Johnson, PhD

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Alex Johnson, Ph.D., is president of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). From meager beginnings, he has carved out a distinguished record of accomplishments. His 40 years in higher education—25 as a college president—provide a unique perspective universally applicable to leaders and are represented in his new book, Change the Lapel Pin.

Learn more about Dr. Johnson and his new book on Tri-C's website or check it out here at WPPL.

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