Optimism – A Perceptual Set for Future Success

By my very nature, I am an optimist. Characteristically I look for the “bright side” of issues and for me, glasses are almost always “half-full” rather than “nearly empty.” An optimistic outlook has served me well over the course of my life. I know it has served me well during this last incredibly challenging year Read more about Optimism – A Perceptual Set for Future Success[…]

Gale Force Winds of Change

The winds of change are upon us – gale force winds that our nation has withstood, yet not without much destruction. Yes, the winds blew, yet they did not blow us down. We were battered, but also further awakened. On January 6, our nation experienced an iconic windstorm – the equivalent of a “national derecho.” Read more about Gale Force Winds of Change[…]

Blog Archives: Provost S. David Wu

This archive contains the blog posts of Provost S. David Wu which date from May 2015 to March 2020. My Farewell and Parting Thoughts on Upward Mobility March 2, 2020 Since the announcement at the beginning of February of my appointment as President-designate of Baruch College of the City University of New York, I have Read more about Blog Archives: Provost S. David Wu[…]