PERSPECTIVES: Higher Education’s Modern Varnish Conceals an Enduring, Alluring Purpose

Drew Gilpin, former Harvard president, quoted in Inside Higher Education:Education is about making people different, making them greater versions of themselves, providing them with capacity. Universities are also about discovering new knowledge, sharing new knowledge. How do we make the world better? We want to make people better through education. We want to make the world better through research. That’s what universities are about. And so how can they spread that message in the most effective way?”

Read John Warner’s incredibly good and soulful commentary here.

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