Through the centuries, traditions in their infinite variety have enriched the life of the mind. Cultures in all parts of the world have developed and built on an understanding of traditions and their systems to promote physical, emotional, spiritual and community advancement, prosperity and well-being. Universities are one such lasting tradition, representing as they do, […] … learn more→
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Universities must be bridge-builders between past traditions and future progress
What happens when a College ends its most celebrated tradition?
Imagine if Kenyon College scrapped its literary magazine, Ohio State University folded its football program, and Wellesley College opened its doors to men. As colleges maneuver to distinguish themselves in an increasingly competitive academic marketplace, it is a rare institution that surrenders a signature tradition. Cooper Union did just that last week, when its Board […] … learn more→