The College Classroom is NOT a Therapy Session: A Response to Joseph Epstein’s WSJ Opinion

The College Classroom is NOT a Therapy Session: A Response to Joseph Epstein’s WSJ Opinion

Karen Gross 02/09/2020 5
The College Classroom is NOT a Therapy Session: A Response to Joseph Epstein’s WSJ Opinion

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  • James Harris

    They gotta stop disrespecting students, each generation is different

  • Ashleigh S

    Crappy opinion piece by WSJ

  • Louise Challen

    Well said Karen

  • Ian Scott

    Powerful post

  • Kevin Tweedlie

    Excellent article

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Karen Gross

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Karen is an educator and an author. Prior to becoming a college president, she was a tenured law professor for two plus decades. Her academic areas of expertise include trauma, toxic stress, consumer finance, overindebtedness and asset building in low income communities. She currently serves as Senior Counsel at Finn Partners Company. From 2011 to 2013, She served (part and full time) as Senior Policy Advisor to the US Department of Education in Washington, DC. She was the Department's representative on the interagency task force charged with redesigning the transition assistance program for returning service members and their families. From 2006 to 2014, she was President of Southern Vermont College, a small, private, affordable, four-year college located in Bennington, VT. In Spring 2016, she was a visiting faculty member at Bennington College in VT. She also teaches part-time st Molly Stark Elementary School, also in Vt. She is also an Affiliate of the Penn Center for MSIs. She is the author of adult and children’s books, the most recent of which are titled Breakaway Learners (adult) and  Lucy’s Dragon Quest. Karen holds a bachelor degree in English and Spanish from Smith College and Juris Doctor degree (JD) in Law from Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law.

   

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