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The Class of 2017 Commons Reading: College by Andrew Delbanco

For the Class of 2017 Commons Reading, the Faculty Heads of House and the Dean of The Ingram Commons have chosen College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be by Andrew Delbanco. The book was mailed to all rising first-year students in early June, to be read over the summer and discussed throughout the 2013–14 academic year.

Opportunities to engage with The Commons Reading

Previous Commons Readings:

  • 2012–2013: Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
  • 2011–2012: Peter Gomes, The Good Life: Truths That Last in Times of Need
  • 2010–2011: Greg Mortenson, Three Cups of Tea