Notes from Ransom Hall: A Higher Ed Blog

A New Generation of Activism

By Sean Decatur on April 16, 2019

In creating a student award in his honor, Leopoldo López’s family, friends and fellow alumni are keeping his spark and his story alive, ensuring that generations of Kenyon students will see the promise and the value of a life lived in pursuit of a higher public calling.

Changing the Conversation

By Sean Decatur on November 21, 2018

When I read of Michael Bloomberg’s gift of $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University, I was reminded of the power a gift has to move our collective thinking beyond what can’t be done to what, in fact, must be done.

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