Category Archives: Campus

Thoughts to Open a New School Year

The following remarks were shared with faculty on Aug. 29, 2014: When I gave my speech at commencement last May, my focus was on the skill sets that our graduates will need to actually fulfill the mission of the school … Continue reading

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Reflections on Columbus Day

A week from today you have a holiday, a long weekend, by any measure a good thing.  If you are like me, you probably do not reflect sufficiently on the meaning of the holiday, content instead simply to be grateful … Continue reading

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Dance Takes the Next Steps

Dance teacher Jillian Grunnah has an even bigger smile than usual these days. She will be able to teach in a brand new facility by this time next year, accommodating a growing program and rooting dance in a fully dedicated … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Reflections

Every school year is shaped by a unique combination of salient external and internal influences. As I reflect at the end of the first semester, I am struck that these six months have been successful in most ways, and I … Continue reading

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Respecting H.H. Richardson’s Vision

Much has been written over the last couple of years, by me and others, about the powerful significance of the Castle to Nobles, both as an icon and practical facility.  This communication has been integral to the massive commitment by … Continue reading

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