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Ten Lessons from a Pandemic

Yesterday the warning light shifted from yellow to red. The World Health Organization declared that the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak had become an official “pandemic.” The president addressed the nation from the Oval Office, a one-month travel ban to Europe was announced, the expectation that things will get worse was affirmed, the NBA suspended its season, college March Madness tournament will proceed without fans in the stands, colleges and universities are shifting to online instruction, and celebrity Tom and Rita Hanks contracted the disease while filming in Australia. COVID-19 is now a cultural phenomenon. The disease now dominates the news, is overwhelming the political campaign, stressing t

Christian Colleges and the Titanic

How fragile is the assumed business model of Christian colleges? Are Christian colleges heading for a Titanic-like crisis? How stable is the rationale for getting a Christian college education? Are these concerns “alarmist”? My friend sociologist John Hawthorne is pretty confident in their stability. He writes, “It is hard to kill a college in the absence of significant mismanagement.” He has years of experience as a college faculty and senior administrator to back up his claims. He may be right. The recently announced closing of Concordia University in Portland may prove his point. The mismanagement there was epic as outlined in the Oregonian newspaper account of its demise. I am far less

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