Upending our vague assumptions is one of the best reasons to go to college, of course, so as their mother, I’m glad for both our kids that there is a Greek presence at Kenyon. You know it’s the right college when you realize you have become part of something bigger than yourself and that you do things there you couldn’t do anywhere else.
It’s never too early to begin talking about how to show respect for others and expect it for ourselves.
Change isn’t necessarily a dirty word. Here are some observations on the haves (have changed) and the have nots between the time we hung around Gambier as students in the 1980s and the day we drove our daughter, a Kenyon student, up the Hill.
The website Grown & Flown interviews Jennifer Delahunty, associate dean of admissions for the West Coast, about her extensive work in admissions and her experience as a parent of college students.