When he founded the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, artistic director Ara Gregorian didn’t necessarily have expectations of what it would be like on its 15th anniversary.
At a time when North Carolina has experienced an increase in teacher turnover and a decline in the number of teacher education students, the Tyers appear to be an exception in education. For them, teaching is more than a line of work. It is a family tradition and a way of life, all the way down the line.
Administrators at East Carolina University have turned down the philosophy department’s request to award a one-year endowed professorship to Colin McGinn—a prominent philosopher who resigned from the University of Miami in December following allegations of sexual harassment by a female graduate student.