Campus & Community

Glenn Beck, Joel Klein, Amar’e Stoudamire and Others Reflect on Their Education

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During the opening days of my freshman year at Bryn Mawr College in the fall of 1964, I joined my classmates in a large Gothic hall to be greeted by President Katharine McBride. After 22 years at the helm of the college, she was an intimidating presence, as well as a then-still-rare example of female accomplishment and leadership. In emulation of British scholarly tradition we all wore black academic robes, as did Miss McBride herself as she stood on the stage before us. We knew this was a serious occasion…

—DREW GILPIN FAUST, president of Harvard University

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