David C. Hilmers on the Power of Liberal Arts

“The variety of experiences I embraced at Cornell College made me fearless to attempt new endeavors, even when the odds of success were low. Its small size afforded me the liberty to participate in three sports and to walk on as a neophyte to the wrestling team without concern for failure. The absence of constraints on my course selection stimulated an intense intellectual curiosity and nurtured a capacity to hear different viewpoints without prejudgment, to reject none without due consideration, and to ponder unconventional thought … Never before or since have I felt such autonomy to explore, to become a leader, to think independently, and importantly, to work as part of a team.”

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