Gary A. Olson

President, Daemen College; Columnist

Gary A. Olson is a noted scholar of rhetoric, writing, and culture and the President of Daemen College in Amherst, New York. A thirty-five year veteran of higher education, Olson writes a popular monthly column on higher education administration for the Chronicle of Higher Education. His most recent book is A Creature of Our Own Making: Reflections on Contemporary Academic Life (SUNY Press, 2013).