Monthly Archives: September 2010

Our Far-Flung Alumni: Allen Jay (’51)

September 17, 2010 Allen Jay (’51): that’s 1851. Allen Jay was one of Earlham’s first students, a student when we were still a boarding school providing a guarded education for young Quakers.  He was only here for one year (1850-51) … Continue reading

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Focus on Learning: the Essential Change of Perspective

September 12, 2010 Thursday evening and all day Friday I spent at a meeting of the national advisory board for NILOA, the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.  It’s an impressive assemblage of higher education leaders (you can see its … Continue reading

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Sports Scene: Del Harris Pays a Visit

September 12, 2010 Yesterday we had a visit from Del Harris, 35 years an NBA coach and also coach of four different international teams (Canada, China Puerto Rico and the United States).  Years ago he started as a high school … Continue reading

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Sports Scene: It’s Participation That’s Important

September 5, 2010 Yesterday (Saturday) was a first full day of competition for Earlham’s athletics teams.  It was a perfect weather day: not too hot, sunny with puffy clouds. Our women’s Field Hockey season defeated Transylvania 2-1 for their second … Continue reading

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Class of 2014

September 4, 2010 I’m a little late with this post, but I’m still learning how to post photos on this blog.  (Old dogs can learn new tricks.)  When I welcomed the class of 2014 on August 20, I took a … Continue reading

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