Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Assigned Mentors

Wally Bock has a thought-provoking piece on why assigned mentor programs are unnatural.

[It reminds me of the story about the Columbia University administrators who urged then Columbia president Dwight Eisenhower to direct the students to stay on the sidewalks and not to walk on the grass. Eisenhower replied, "Put sidewalks where the paths are."]

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