Fortune Affirms What We Already Knew — Dallas Has a World-class Leader in Michael Sorrell

We've had a front-row seat these last 11 years to watch innovative leader and outspoken problem solver Michael Sorrell turn around Paul Quinn College in southern Dallas.Now the world is taking notice: Sorrell, president of the historically black college, has just been named to Fortune magazine's 2018 list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders. Coming in at No. 34, Sorrell joins the likes of philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey in being recognized for groundbreaking approaches to today's challenges in their respective fields.It's a well-deserved honor for Sorrell, whose liberal arts school has become a model for urban higher education done right.And it's recognition that Paul Quinn College's quest to end poverty with its work-college program not only holds promise to transform the historically neglected southern half of our city but has legs to expand to cities everywhere.  Continue reading...

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