'Harvard' Tagged Posts

'Harvard' Tagged Posts

FROM THE RAT RACE TO A SOLITARY PLACE

We all talk about the great “rat race” that life can become.  In his book, “Sabbath,” Wayne Muller tells the story of Harvard president Neil Rudenstein.  One morning Rudenstein overslept.  For a perfectionist like him in the midst of a major fund-raising campaign, it was cause for alarm.  After years in a system that rewarded frantic overwork, he was just worn out.   It…

A CORD OF THREE STRANDS

Before Woodrow Wilson became president of the United States, he was president of Princeton University. The anxious mother of a freshman cornered Wilson on registration day.  Coming from a Harvard family, she had her doubts about Princeton. “We want our child to have the very best education, one that will mold him for great things.  Can you assure me that he will do well…