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President’s Letter: Enduring Questions, Pressing Issues

It’s very dangerous to think you have discovered the Truth with a capital “T.” This is especially so in higher education. It is, however, very important to generate questions that lead to productive inquiry. How to define “productive?” Everything in this regard will depend on context—on the goals on…
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President’s Letter: “Borders Don’t Confine an Inquisitive Mind, a Compassionate Heart, and a Courageous Spirit!”

When I arrived as a student here in 1975, I had never ventured far from the United States. My mind-opening studies in European cultural history soon took me to France, where later I would live for some years. When I retu…
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