January 25, 2019

Teaching with Dignity: Friends, colleagues reflect on legacy of education pioneer Robert “Bob” Newman

Soon after retiring from public teaching, Thelma Bonzek ’43 treated her former Syracuse professor Robert “Bob” Newman to lunch. The duo (along with their respective spouses, Joe Bonzek and Katherine Hughes ’91, ‘07) rekindled their affiliation over coffee and sandwiches, while espousing the merits of individualized education—a contrast to the more prevalent one-size-fits-all model. “I...
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