I spent the first 18 years of my life in the pastoral town of Vernal, Utah, in the shadows of the Book Cliffs and the Uinta Mountains.
We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell.
Let the past be content with itself, for man needs forgetfulness as well as memory.
As one of the country’s largest land-grant universities, Ohio State must play a critical role in moving our country forward.
So if a college education is indispensable, the challenge as I see it is how to make it more accessible.
And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
I’m the seventh chancellor at Vanderbilt; Bobby Johnson is the 25th head football coach. That shows a lack of commitment to attract and retain.
A sword, a spade, and a thought should never be allowed to rust.
A truly great university is a nucleus of artistic expression. It fosters creative, critical thought, and serves as a platform for civil discourse.
When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown, it is the duty of the university to produce weavers.