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.

This episode is a recording of the last panel of the day entitled Opportunities for the Future. The panel consistd of Bob Connor, Senior Advisor and former President of the Teagle Foundation; Cecilia A. Conrad, Vice President of the MacArthur Fellows Program; Kelly Pfledderer, CEO and Founder of Apparatus; and was chaired by Robert Wedgeworth Jr., former Dean of Columbia University School of Library Science and retired CEO of ProLiteracy Worldwide. The discussion centered around the question: what must be changed or preserved about liberal arts education to ensure its relevence and effectiveness for the next generation of students. (Episode 37)

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This episode is a recording of a discussion on the Center of Inquiry's research. Featuring Charles Blaich, director, and Kathleen Wise, associate director, both of the Center of Inquiry, the discussion connected the Center's research with the day's previous discussions highlighting stregths and suggesting changes to improve the eficacy of liberal arts education. (Episode 36)

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This episode is a recording of the third panel of the day entitled Innovation and Lifelong Learning. The panel was chaired by Arthur Levine, President of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation; and consisted of Elizabeth A. Dindorf, President of Columbia College; Richard B. Gunderman, Chancellor's Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University; and Donna Heiland, Vice President of Emerson College. The panel discussion centered around the question: How did each panelist benefit from the liberal arts for developing a capacity to innovarte and engage in lifelong learning, and how would each change liberal arts education to make it more effective? (Episode 35)

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This episode is a recording of the second panel of the day entitled Ethics and Working in a Diverse World. The panel was chaired by Bob Grand, Wabash College class of 1978 and Managing Partner of Barnes Thornburg LLP, and consisted of Leon Botstein, President of Bard College; Bobby Schnadel, Dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University; David N. Shane, Wabash College class of 1970 & retired CEO of LDI, Ltd., LLC. The panel discussion centered around the question: How did each panelist benefit from the liberal arts for developing a deeper sense of ethics and the capacty to work effectively in a diverse world, and how would each change liberal arts education to make it more effective? (Episode 34)

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