Leon Botstein


Leon Botstein has been President of Bard College, where he is the Leon Levy Professor in the Arts, since 1975. He is the author of Judentum und Modernität (1991) and Jefferson’s Children: Education and the Promise of American Culture (1997) and the editor of The Compleat Brahms (1999) and The Musical Quarterly.

Resisting Complacency, Fear, and the Philistine

from The American Dream, Volume 15, Number 2

We have allowed the American university to be a farm team for professional sports.