Each week we bring you the best stories from around the Wabash community. From professors and alumni, to coaches, administrators, and current students, the podcast format allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussion about the issues surrounding Wabash College. Verging on inspirational, it’s our job to find, and sometimes uncover, the amazing stories that surface from individuals whose lives have been positively enriched from being at Wabash.

Amidon has helped lead the college in a variety of roles over the past 27 years. Most recently, he is the President’s Chief of Staff.  Greatly humble and thankful for the opportunities that Wabash has afforded him, he reflects on the changes of Wabash, the future of changing from “A” to “The” and offers a tremendously insightful narrative about the fame of her honored name. (Episode 5)

Direct download: Chet_and_Jim_Amidon.Up.m4a
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Dr. Herzog now finds himself retired, having just completed 37 years of teaching in the English Department at Wabash—a job that he thoroughly enjoyed because of the Wabash traditions, the liberal arts curriculum, and most of all the students. Here are his thoughts on each. (Episode 4)

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Recently inaugurated President Gregory D. Hess sits down with Chet Turnbough '14.  As the 16th president of Wabash, Dr. Hess comes to us at a pivotal time in Wabash history.  A professional economist and academic, Dr. Hess discusses his life choices surrounding his decision to study economics, as well as his interest in the humanities.  He explains what the ‘Simple Gifts’ really are, and we dive into some wonderful conversation about the role of the liberal arts for men, Wabash’s unique position as an all-male college, and we discuss some of Dr. Hess’s lesser-known stories. (Episode 1)

Direct download: Hess.m4a
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Wabash Track and Field coach Clyde Morgan has enjoyed tremendous success during his tenure at Wabash, bringing a determined, positive mindset and go-getter mentality to Little Giant athletics.  In this episode we discuss the importance of the Wabash Family, being able to laugh at yourself, and maintaining confidence and a positive attitude. (Episode 3)

Direct download: Chet_and_Coach_Morgan.PHENOMENAL.m4a
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