Monthly Archives: April 2010

Castings and Casts: Tools of a Liberal Arts College

We are wrapping up a busy weekend on the recruiting front. The third group of prospective students is just now headed home.  What a joy it is to introduce bright young people to the concept of a private, residential, liberal … Continue reading

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Coal and the Liberal Arts

I was catching a nap on Amtrak’s California Zephyr on the short run from Chicago to Monmouth. Every half hour I was awakened by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train passing on the adjacent track. Something to the east … Continue reading

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