Senior year, I said “I’m kind of interested, Mr. Gaudino—maybe it would be interesting to be a college dean or a college president.” He said, a great twinkle in his eye, “But Mr. Lewis, I thought you were interested in education?” I think he opened my eyes to the big questions in life in a way that nobody else had. And once they’re opened they don’t get closed.

“Uncomfortable Learning” by Steve Lewis

Steve Lewis '60,
Former Economics Professor and Provost, became president of Carleton College in Minnesota, where his inaugural speech was titled, “Uncomfortable Learning"