It is not enough anymore to rehearse by rote the Constitution or to celebrate it in vacuous observances.
Many of our politicians have it backwards these days. It's not a shame to lose an election. But it is a shame to serve a wrong idea
I think that we need history as much as we need bread or water or love. To make the point, I want to discuss a single human being and why we should know him
We have to distinguish three elements: (1) what moral truths we know, (2) how we know them, and (3) how we become able to know them.
There are some very worrisome trends in the United States with respect to our global share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics expertise.
Professional salespersons are graduates who sell goods and services to other professionals. They represent the most prestigious companies in the world.
Not one of you needs me to tell you, though I will remind you anyway, that your Hillsdale education is a gift for which you must be ever grateful.
The law of custom imposes upon me the duty of saying a few things appropriate to the occasion. That duty I shall aim to discharge to the best of my ability
The school kept a stack of Imprimis issues. I picked one up and noticed the motto under the title: “Because ideas have consequences.”
Hillsdale is an intimate community. This year’s graduates will return for Homecoming next year and in the years to come and will find friends here.