Monday Mission, March 19, 2018
They told me of a recent exchange with their son, in which he admitted that he wanted to change his major, but he was hesitant to discuss the issue with faculty members in his department. In reply, the student’s mom said, “Well, if they really mean all those things they say about addressing the needs of students, you won’t have anything to worry about.” Indeed, their son called his parents after meeting with faculty to say that they couldn’t have been more supportive in helping him with the transition.
The world is better because our faculty members seek to address the individual needs of our students.
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