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Women in Leadership Group Going Strong

The Women in Leadership (WIL) group at Wakefield School is going strong. This year, two seniors – Rachel Tyeryar and Eryn Peters – stepped into the leadership role of defining the 2014/15 group goals and program agenda. 865 more words

Independent School

“To travel is to live.”-Hans Christian Andersen

For my first official blog post with substance, I thought I’d share a little about me and my travels so far. (and that way you know you aren’t taking wine-advice from someone who spends her weekends sipping on an $8 bottle of Barefoot Moscato) 330 more words

Liberal Arts

Ask the Counselors: For whom is TCU the perfect fit? (Part 1)

When we admit a student to TCU, we aim to not just find a student who will be successful in the classroom, but also a student who will be a good fit for the campus community. 279 more words

Argument Set-Up: you got a problem with that?

With help from Joseph Harris and Gerald Graff, we have begun to think and rethink argument as something both social and dynamic–something that moves and responds to other arguments, other ideas. 1,168 more words

My Blog

– our school –

the chapel singers
join feeble fingers with the greeks
they sing (and i read humanities)
daily repeating
write a story, read the news
learn a lesson, bookish muse… 21 more words


An Education Drawn Out

Despite all the frustrations over scheduling and advising, our daughter is getting ready to graduate this semester. Yahoo! She is busy making certain all the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed so that she can leave with that degree—for which she will have an extra 14 credit hours. 840 more words


Book Review on Early View: Scott Grills - Becoming Professors: The Scholarly Life and the Liberal Arts Campus #sssi #education

According to Scott Grills of “Roads Taken: The Professional Life, Scholarship in Place, and the Public Good” edited by Roger Epp and Bill Spellman is an “eclectic volume captures the personal narratives of scholars whose life and work has been, at least in part, carried out in the context of small, public, liberal arts universities and colleges in the United States and Canada”. 43 more words

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