August 31, 2010

Quote Of The Day

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“Higher education has lost a trailblazer, a visionary, and an innovator in Virginia Smith." 

-Patrick M. Callan, president of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, as quoted in Vassar's official press release about Smith's death.

Smith, Vassar's eighth president, passed away last Friday. Smith was a founding director of the National Center and in 1999 the group established the Virginia B. Smith Innovative Leadership Award in her honor.

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