Category Archives: Strategic Planning

Kroger 2014 Strategic Reports Out

The gist of their recommendations is that the 2013 Paideia committee created by Kroger has already begun to improve things and that it should be continued with encouragement to involve “enthusiastic faculty and staff regularly,” “more study- and career-building classes” and possible three-week “remediation during (expanded) Paideia.” Continue reading

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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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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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Understanding the Structural History of Paideia

People who have only seen or heard of Paideia as a week-long collection of silly classes and slacking off are at a clear disadvantage for envisioning its future or potential. The original Paideia program was proposed by students but supported … Continue reading

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Planning re Paideia Revival

Current students are invited to join a Google Group on the future of Paideia. Rory Bowman ’90 has committed to exploring a more structured revival of Reed Paideia, to help encourage preservation and continuance of Reed student culture, for a … Continue reading

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