Office of the President

THEODORA KALIKOW: Life lesson: People will help you if you let them

President Kalikow's January article in the Kennebec Journal.

Once upon a time, many years ago (really, the late '60s or early '70s), I gave back a bunch of papers written by students in my Problems of Philosophy class.

The papers had all kinds of red marks all over them. I told you, it was a long time ago, long before I had any idea of teaching writing as a discipline with its own best practices. I was just doing things the way they'd been done to me not so many years before when I was a student.

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