Letters

Disappointed in Policy Change

Douglas G. Morris ’76, JD, PHD: In light of your decision to end need-blind admissions, I will stop making contributions to Wesleyan (which have been modest but steady). I make the decision sadly since I got a wonderful education at and feel great affection for Wesleyan. But I cannot let sentimentality interfere with my “core…

Reflections: Circling Back and Giving Due

At the end of June I concluded my term as chair of your alumni association. I was privileged to serve Wesleyan and her many devoted alumni. It was an experience I will long cherish. But to be frank, the thought of decreasing my engagement with the university has induced something akin to physiological withdrawal. It…

LETTER HOME: Life in Africa: Learning Humility

By Angela Larkan ’05 Dear Friends, I’m writing this on my tortoise-speed computer, eating a bag of cheese curls for dinner. But it’s okay, because I am in Africa and just by being here, I am influenced, enriched, confused, frustrated, and then humbled. Every day. I come home uncomfortable, moody, and with all emotions running…