Quest Article on History of Paideia

Paideians play didgeridoos, 2012.

Paideians play didgeridoos in the SU in this 2012 Quest photo.

The first Quest of 2012 has an excellent article on the history of Padeia by Sammie Massey, who took the time to head into the archives and dig up some solid history, including quotes from a July 1968 letter introduction from Kathy Lazar ’71, first chairman for the Paideia committee.

The program was designed to meet a need at Reed that is stated by each student as ‘If I only had the time, I would…’ followed by whatever their personal interests and goals were….

Read more about how the experiment proceeded and has evolved over the past forty years at The Quest’s blog site.

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About Rory Bowman '90

Rory Bowman, Reed alumnus in philosophy, 1990.
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