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Dr. Irvin's Weekly eNews, 2/29

Dr. Irvin's Weekly eNews, 2/29

Hello WGHS Families, Our son is now a junior at DePauw in Indiana where he is studying business and playing football. The school has been a wonderful fit for our son, and we are appreciative of the teachers and coaches that supported his development and this opportunity. Like most colleges, it is evolving to the needs of students and the world they will emerge into after graduation. It also has had a history of navigating fluctuations of well over a century of existence. For several years prior to the pandemic, the school was rocked to its foundation during a period of required austerity and leadership tumult. After some time in the wilderness, one of the school's professors wrote an article ("DePauw’s Big Mess On Campus" by Lili Wright) that shared the story of the institution's reckoning with multiple issues. Her perspective relays the ultimate ability of the school to regain its storied stride: