Entries tagged with ‘john kendall’

Words of Wisdom

“Colleges like Gustavus that refuse to draw the line between the secular and the sacred have a very special place in the world. They are important because they provide the setting for understanding the complex moral, social, and civic problems of our time—an understanding that can be found in very few places.” Gustavus President John […]

Words of Wisdom

  “A private liberal arts college in Minnesota cannot become the moral arbitrator of the world. Instead it must do what it knows how to do best, which is to educate responsible people.” President John Kendall on calls to maintain Gustavus’s South Africa divestment policy, 1989

Words of Wisdom

“The athletic tradition, fraternity popularity, dorm life, and family ties that characterize Gustavus’ spirit are largely so because she is a residential college. Our spirit is kind of self perpetuating.”   John Kendall, in the Gustavian Weekly, November 15, 1974

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching was established in 1971 and is given to  a faculty member at Gustavus in recognition of the excellence and effectiveness of his or her teaching. The award is announced during Commencement exercises each year, but a nominating process involves faculty, administrators, and students. This weeks question is: […]

View from the Hill

Their Majesties King Carl II Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Gustavus in 1982. This newpaper is from the November 16, 1982 edition of the Weekly. Visit https://gustavus.edu/library/archives/ for more newspapers and fun photos!