Honors Director and Prof. Stephen Darwall has been thinking about the honors program, which, he proposes really ought to be called the “Really Intrinsically Valuable Program” since the honors program should be more about being ‘worthy’ of honor, not simply receiving honor. He gives a number of examples of “what I think this program is all about–learning interesting things from one another by being part of a community who all share the desire to learn and grow intellectually.” I think all these things are certainly true, now if he can just address that little white elephant named elitism.

Author: Rob