Dr. Jill Biden Works with Community Colleges: That Makes Her a Hero

Michael Austin
The Collector
Published in
6 min readDec 17, 2020

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I have been involved in higher education, in one form or another, for 35 years, first as an undergraduate, then as a graduate student, a professor, and now as a senior academic administrator. I am no stranger to debates about who gets to call themselves “Doctor.” Along with parking and office space, it is the issue that most defines us as an industry.

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Michael Austin
The Collector

Michael Austin is a former English professor and current academic administrator. He is the author of We Must Not Be Enemies: Restoring America’s Civic Tradition