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The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.

The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.

So if a college education is indispensable, the challenge as I see it is how to make it more accessible. ---->>>

Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious. ---->>>

When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown, it is the duty of the university to produce weavers. ---->>>

To be sure, American higher education is a diverse ecosystem, comprising institutions of all sizes, price tags, and mission statements. ---->>>

I spent the first 18 years of my life in the pastoral town of Vernal, Utah, in the shadows of the Book Cliffs and the Uinta Mountains. ---->>>

Intellectual curiosity drove Einstein to some of the world's most important discoveries. ---->>>

Founded when Abraham Lincoln believed education could lead the nation out of its darkest days, Ohio State now provides a powerful platform of interdisciplinary academic programs, world-class scholars, outstanding students, and extensive research capabilities. ---->>>

I am not a scientist. I have never analyzed the far reaches of the solar system through the lens of a telescope nor scrutinized cancer cells under a microscope. ---->>>

A truly great university is a nucleus of artistic expression. It fosters creative, critical thought, and serves as a platform for civil discourse. ---->>>

Being president of a major public university is the most political nonpolitical office around. ---->>>

I am a bit odd. I am somewhat evangelical. But I am not crazy. ---->>>

I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes. ---->>>

I believe that it is higher education's purpose and calling to keep open the door to the American dream. ---->>>

College graduates work in every sector of the American economy, and the research engines incubated within our universities generate a wealth of ideas and innovations that have an enormous impact on our lives. ---->>>

As one of the country's largest land-grant universities, Ohio State must play a critical role in moving our country forward. ---->>>

People look at me like I'm crazy when I say that our greatest partnership here at Ohio State should be with the community colleges. ---->>>

The Ohio State University has a rich - if quiet - heritage of the arts. ---->>>

I believe everything learned in college is an answer to a question that someone has posed. Questions get posed differently and the answers that come back transport us to places we never knew existed. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-02, 1944
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Occupation: Educator
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Elwood Gordon Gee (born February 2, 1944) is an American academic and is currently serving his second term as President of West Virginia University. He has served as the chief executive at several universities in the United States, previously serving at Ohio State University. Gee had been heading an Ohio State-based think tank following his retirement from the Ohio State presidency on July 1, 2013 (wikipedia)