Category Archives: Paideia History

Strategic Planning Preliminary Reports Out

President Kroger initiated a strategic planning process at Reed, which began in 2013. As part of that process, several different groups were identified, including “Group E” to address “January and  Summer Term.” Preliminary reports from all groups are available via … Continue reading

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Report of the Fall 2013 Ad Hoc Committee on Paideia

After last spring’s “Paideiagate,” president John Kroger asked that an “Ad Hoc Committee on Paideia” be formed and to report back to the faculty this fall. Drawn from current faculty, students and staff , they have issued their report, currently available from faculty co-chair Darrell Schroeter. Continue reading

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Alumnus Jim Kahan ’64 “Paideiagate” Analysis

Alumni response to January 2013’s “Paideiagate” has been articulate and emphatic, including the resignation of alumni board director Jessica Benjamin ’93, a challenge to a public debate from Bear Wilner-Nugent ’95 and an analysis and recommendation from Jim Kahan, a former RAND … Continue reading

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“Reunions Paideia” Experiment Begins

As a way to encourage more student-alumni involvement and substantive sharing between sessions of “alumni college,” June reunion activities will include a tentative “reunions paideia” portion June 12-15, 2013. Please watch this space for more details.

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Spring “Paideiagate” 2013

It seems that Paideia may have been selected as Reed’s “spring crisis” for 2013 as sophomore president John Kroger moves to “censor” various Paideia classes and the issue comes to the attention of The Quest, Willamette Week, and various alumni, … Continue reading

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October 1987 Guide for Paideia Directors

From Reed College Archives Box 41:5, folder “General Files – Paideia, 1989” GUIDE for PAIDEIA DIRECTORS by Lesley Hyman October 1987 Handy-Dandy How-to-guide for Paideia respectfully submitted by Lesley Hyman First let me say there is no “right way” to … Continue reading

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Paideia Panel at Reunions 2012

Wednesday afternoon May 30 saw a panel on the history and future of Paideia as part of “alumni college” at Reed Reunions 2012. Featuring a panel of past Paideia coordinators and a variety of alumni from the classes of 1962-2007, … Continue reading

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