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Hunter Rawlings served as president of Cornell University from 1995-2003. At the conclusion of his presidency he was elected president emeritus and began serving as a full-time professor in Cornell's Departments of Classics and History where he teaches courses in Periclean Athens, Greek Philosophy & Rhetoric, and Greek history and historiography.

Rawlings graduated from Haverford College with honors in classics, and received his Ph.D. degree from Princeton University. His scholarly publications include a book, The Structure of Thucydides' History (Princeton University Press, 1981). After serving as president of the University of Iowa from 1988 to 1995, Rawlings began his appointment as Cornell University’s president.

A national spokesperson for higher education, he has served as chair of the Ivy Council of Presidents and of the Association of American Universities, and was a member of the American Council on Education board. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves on the board of managers of his alma mater, Haverford College, and on the National Advisory Committee of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He also serves on the boards of the National Humanities Center and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. . . . short bio
Hunter Rawlings served as president of Cornell University from 1995-2003. At the conclusion of his presidency he was elected president emeritus and began serving as a full-time professor in Cornell's Departments of Classics and History where he teaches courses in Periclean Athens, Greek Philosophy & Rhetoric, and Greek history and historiography.

Rawlings graduated from Haverford College with honors in classics, and received his Ph . . . full bio

2013
Happiness Was Not a 'Pursuit' in Ancient Greece or Rome
Library: Current Issues Lectures
Speaker(s): Hunter Rawlings, Bill Barker
Date: 07-22-2013
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A Conversation With Thomas Jefferson, The Elder Statesman, On The Pursuit of Happiness
Library: Philosophical Lectures
Speaker(s): Hunter Rawlings, Bill Barker
Date: 07-22-2013
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