Read a transcript of Doane University President Jacque Carter's speech, entitled "Seeking the Better Angels of our Nature," from the Crete campus's 2015-16 Convocation ceremonies Aug. 27 in Heckman Auditorium.
Doane's Commencement ceremonies serve as a reminder that a college degree is so much more than a purchased commodity. It's an embodiment of everything they've learned and how they will go forth to enrich their lives and others'.
A recent Gallup-Purdue Index Report shows the effect of dynamic faculty connecting with students personally in college classrooms. The payoff for students is greater engagement in their careers after college.
At Doane, we put high-quality faculty in intimate learning environments where there is a genuine, difference-making bond between professor and learner. It's just another reason why we are the College of get a great job.