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Hanna Holborn Gray: Architect of UChicago’s Liberal Arts Legacy

June 5, 2018 by Hanna Holborn Gray, Karen Hyman, and Michael B. Poliakoff

Listen in on a remarkable conversation with Hanna Gray, the acclaimed former president of the University of Chicago, and one of the nation’s most respected academic leaders. Speaking with ACTA’s Michael Poliakoff and Karen Hyman, Mrs. Gray shares her incisive views on academic freedom, liberal arts education versus “vocationalism,” and much more.


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