Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

E. Gordon Gee

American Academic, President of Ohio State University

"Nothing is more important to our future than building community."

"When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown, it is the duty of the university to produce weavers."

"Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious."

"No, are you kidding me? Let me be very clear. I’m just hoping the coach doesn’t dismiss me."

"Yes, we’re targeting Jewish students. There’s nothing wrong with that. That’s not affirmative action. That’s smart thinking. "