William M. Chace is professor of English emeritus at Stanford University, where he teaches courses on James Joyce, Irish fiction, critical thinking, and poetry. He was president of Wesleyan University from 1988 to 1994 and of Emory University from 1994 to 2003 and is the author of One Hundred Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University President.
William M. Chace
After 50 years as a professor, I understand that my job is to make students think hard about thinking
by William M. Chace | Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Dive into our newest Monday blog, in which guest columnists recall the wisdom imparted by their favorite mentors
by William M. Chace | Monday, March 28, 2016
Opposition to affirmative action has drastically reduced minority enrollment at public universities; private institutions have the power and the responsibility to reverse the trend
by William M. Chace | Thursday, December 01, 2011
Cheating on campus undermines the reputation of our universities and the value of their degrees. Now is the time for students themselves to stop it
by William M. Chace | Thursday, March 01, 2012
How it happened and what could be done to reverse it
by William M. Chace | Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Is it even possible for universities to do what the Supreme Court asks?