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Family Homecoming Weekend State of the College Address 2011
posted by: Robert Clockedile <email@example.com>, on: Mon, October 31, 2011
At his annual Family Homecoming Weekend State of the College address to parents and alumni, President William D. Adams talked about the "distinctive, powerful, and irreplaceable" liberal arts-college model. "There is nothing like the intensity of the experience we provide here, there is nothing like the comprehensiveness..., there is nothing like it in terms of demonstrable outcomes."
In his half-hour talk Adams covered
He concluded with his views on the national debate around current models of financing higher education, concluding that offering powerful learning experiences like research opportunities to undergraduates, for example, "is something we can do uniquely well."