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The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.
Nathan M. Pusey

Nathan M. Pusey

Nathan Marsh Pusey (4 April 1907-14 November 2001) was a prominent American educator. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and completed his education at Harvard (B.A., 1928, M.A., 1932, Ph.D., 1937), where he studied first English literature and then ancient history. He taught at Riverdale Country School, Lawrence College, Scripps College, and Wesleyan University. He served as president of Lawrence College (1944-1953), and later as the 24th president of Harvard University (1953-1971)

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