“Remember we are all in this alone.” ~ Lily Tomlin.
“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
Naropa University President John Whitehouse Cobb’s final Commencement address.
Charming, caring, devoted, uplifted, thoughtful, generous, dignified, devoted: I’ll miss President Cobb. With thanks for your no-strategy, no-expectation service:
Apologies for the weak videoing via my iPhone.
Yay, a full pro version! David Orr’s speech was amazing. And the students’ “speeches” were amazing. All amazing this year, from bagpipes on.
Full coverage of the Naropa University Commencement 2012. Congratulations all Naropa graduates!
Keynote Speaker: David Orr
Faculty Speaker: Michael Franklin, Naropa MA Art Therapy program
Student Speaker: Lillian Myers, BFA Performance
Student Speaker: Pouria Montazeri, MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
Presidential Address: Naropa President John W. Cobb
Bonus: Walk the Talk Show with, well, me: featuring John Cobb.
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