At St. John’s College, students think boldly, collaborate effectively, and explore fearlessly. This education is focused on original thinking and original ideas. By studying the most challenging books and wholeheartedly engaging in thoughtful, lively, and participant-driven discussions, students develop excellence of intellect and imagination. They confront for themselves the ideas that have been, and continue to be, fundamental to shaping the world they will navigate and are ready for any path they choose in life.
View the reading lists, opening week schedules, and academic calendar for 2014-2015.
“The 50th Anniversary Class”
Convocation Remarks, August 28, 2014
The Friday night lecture series is open to the public. Click to see the 2014 schedule through November.
On Monday, Inside Higher Education published an opinion piece with my long-held thoughts on a public policy issue: low college retention and completion rates are local problems requiring local solutions rather than one-size-fits-all solutio…VIEW ARTICLE