THE COLLEGE PRESIDENT WHO WON’T RAISE TUITION – MEET MITCH DANIELS – PRESIDENT PURDUE UNIVERSITY – A RAINBOW OF ROLE MODELS {WEDNESDAY SERIES}

So how did Purdue do it?“I always say it’s easier to explain what we didn’t do,” Daniels told me. “We didn’t try to get more money from the state. We didn’t shift from full-time faculty and fill the ranks with cheaper, part-time adjunct faculty. We haven’t driven up our percentage of international or out-of-state students,” who pay more than in-staters. Each of these measures has been taken up by other public universities, even ...

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RAINBOW OF ROLE MODELS {WEDNESDAY SERIES} – Ida B. Wells, FAMED 19TH CENTURY JOURNALIST AND ANTI LYNCHING CRUSADER

She attended a segregated Black school and became a teacher in Memphis, Tennessee, until she was fired in 1891 for speaking out against subpar learning conditions. A staunch activist, Wells similarly filed and initially won a lawsuit against the Chesapeake, Ohio & Southwestern Railroad Co. in 1884 after being forced out of a first-class train car despite having purchased a first-class ticket. The ruling was eventually overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court and spurred the beginning ...

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Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO JP Morgan Chase and Company, 2021 Letter to Shareholders

Among the events and forces creating an "unprecedented" situation in Dimon's view are Russia's war on Ukraine, the resulting economic sanctions on Russia, and rising inflation. "We are facing challenges at every turn ... [yet] we have a moment to put aside our differences, offer solutions and work with others in the Western world to come together in defense of democracy and essential freedoms, including free enterprise," he stated in a highlighted excerpt.1

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