Notes from Ransom Hall: A Higher Ed Blog

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.

Lives of Grace and Impact

By Sean Decatur on August 20, 2018

You won’t find a seminar at Kenyon on leading a life of grace, or a syllabus outlining steps to improve the lives of those around you. And, as the examples of Aretha Franklin and Dr. James Cox ’60 H’97 illustrate, there is no single model for achieving this. But we can extract some principles from their lives.

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