Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, American political scientist, pianist, professor & diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American & the 2nd woman to serve as US Secretary of State. She also was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views & lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford professor & Hoover Institute Sr. Fellow.
What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. In stories both humorous and touching, Bain describes examples of ingenuity and compassion, of students' discoveries of new ideas and the depth of their own potential.
Bonnie-Jean Kimball may be small in stature, but she has lived a large life. She has packed a lot into 86 years, including time as an opera singer, a university professor, an actress and the administrator of two well-known substance abuse facilities.-- “I learned that differences of opinion, quarrels, they’re not worth a hill of beans,” she said. “The thing that matters when all is said and done is love." -- Bonnie Jean Kimball