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NYT: American Universities Must Take a Stand

By Leon Botstein

Feb. 8, 2017

Not since the era of witch hunts and “red baiting” has the American university faced so great a threat from government. 849 more words

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The "New Civics" in Action

BY AARON BARLOW

In an opinion piece published by The New York Times, Leon Botstein, president of Bard College, writes:

American colleges and universities, public and private, are properly seen as nonpartisan elements in civil society, committed to research and teaching in a manner that transcends ordinary politics.

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How Life Works: Poetry by Mariel Norris

How Life Works
We sleep on beds with legs
instead of moss on the ground
where soil soothes dreams.
We rake leaves.
We do not leave them to decompose and recompose… 97 more words

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@BardCollege @SteelyDan @ChevyChaseToGo January 8

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation.  627 more words

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Artist of the moment......Walead Beshty

Beshty had his first solo exhibition in 2004.

What an innovative artist! If you enjoy his style of photography you may enjoy the work of Matthew Brandt. 224 more words

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