Contents

  1. Introduction | Barbara Fister

  2. I. Teaching

    1. 1. The Best Teachers are Tinkerers | Pam Kittelson

    2. 2. A Deep and Long Lasting Source of Happiness | Matt Panciera

    3. 3. Thinking and Doing, Not Watching and Listening | Tom LoFaro

    4. 4. Looking Forward Rather Than Backward | Priscilla Briggs

    5. 5. Engaging Students as Colleagues in the Learning Process | Margaret Bloch-Qazi

    6. 6. Skills that Promote Moral Engagement | Peg O'Connor

    7. 7. What College is Supposed to Be | Carolyn O'Grady

    8. 8. Love It. Do It Well. | Alisa Rosenthal

    9. 9. Partnerships are at the Core of My Teaching | Michelle Twait

    10. 10. Cultivating a Respect for Truth | Jennifer Ackil

    11. 11. Rules and How to Break Them | Esther Wang

    12. 12. Teaching is a Journey of Learning | Michele Koomen

    13. 13. Taking the Responsibility for Education Seriously | Colleen Jacks

    14. 14. Excellence, Not Perfection | Paschal Kyoore

    15. 15. Valuing Vocation | Kate Knutson

  3. II. Scholarship

    1. 16. A Moral Commitment | Paschal Kyoore

    2. 17. Illustrating the Value of Research | Jennifer Ackil

    3. 18. Opening Up Worlds of Possibility | Priscilla Briggs

    4. 19. A Wonderful Platform for Engaging Students in Research | Tom LoFaro

    5. 20. A Committment to Collaborate | Margaret Bloch-Qazi

    6. 21. My Research Was Born from What I Did Not Know | Michele Koomen

    7. 22. Engaging Moral and Political Commitments | Peg O'Connor

    8. 23. To Contribute to the Alleviation of Suffering | Carolyn O'Grady

    9. 24. Appreciating the Beauty of All Disciplines | Michelle Twait

    10. 25. Politics and the Life of the Mind | Alisa Rosenthal

    11. 26. Performance and Teaching in the Life of a Musician | Esther Wang

    12. 27. A Strong Mentoring Relationship | Colleen Jacks

    13. 28. Who Wrote Grafitti in Pompeii? And Other Questions | Matt Panciera

    14. 29. Explaining Patterns in the Natural World | Pam Kittelson

    15. 30. Complementary Roles | Kate Knutson

  4. III. Service

    1. 31. It is in the Tiny Bottles That One Finds the Most Potent Medicines | Paschal Kyoore

    2. 32. So Our Students Can Do Their Best Work | Jennifer Ackil

    3. 33. Mentoring Students in Their Creative Endeavors | Priscilla Briggs

    4. 34. Instilling a Sense of Confidence | Tom LoFaro

    5. 35. Supporting Our Learning Community | Margaret Bloch-Qazi

    6. 36. A Committment to Collaboration | Michele Koomen

    7. 37. Advocating For Those With Less Power | Peg O'Connor

    8. 38. Rising to Our Best Selves | Carolyn O'Grady

    9. 39. A Chance to Participate | Michelle Twait

    10. 40. Critical to the Strength of the College | Colleen Jacks

    11. 41. An Active Role in College Life | Alisa Rosenthal

    12. 42. Pulling the Campus Together | Matt Panciera

    13. 43. Building Future Leaders | Pam Kittelson

    14. 44. Student Experiences, Learning Opportunities | Kate Knutson

  5. IV. Mission

    1. 45. So That They Too Can Eat With Elders | Paschal Kyoore

    2. 46. The Potential to Contribute Much to Society | Jennifer Ackil

    3. 47. Seeing the World Through the Eyes of Another | Priscilla Briggs

    4. 48. Defining Characteristics | Tom LoFaro

    5. 49. Engaging in a Process of Discovery | Margaret Bloch Qazi

    6. 50. A Remarkable Community | Michele Koomen

    7. 51. Seeing Moral Dimensions of the Familiar | Peg O'Connor

    8. 52. Words Have Power | Carolyn O'Grady

    9. 53. Helping Students to Explore, Discover, and Create | Michelle Twait

    10. 54. A Commitment to Our Common Life | Alisa Rosenthal

    11. 55. To Become Curious, Thoughtful, and Caring | Matt Panciera

    12. 56. Engaging in Constructive Dialogue | Kate Knutson

    13. 57. An Appreciation and Understanding of Nature | Colleen Jacks

    14. 58. Resolving Mystery, Revealing Mystery | Pam Kittelson

  6. About the Authors