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 Vartan Gregorian - “In these finalists, we have sought designs that represent the heights of imagination while incorporating aesthetic grace and spiritual strength,”
 Vartan Gregorian - “In these finalists, we have sought designs that represent the heights of imagination while incorporating aesthetic grace and spiritual strength.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Islam is a mosaic of many sects. It's as diverse as humanity itself. In focusing our Scholars Program on Islam, our overall aim is to expand the range of knowledge and understanding about Islam as a religion and about the cultures and communities of Muslim societies both in the United States and abroad.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Everybody is somebody, so you don't have to introduce anybody.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “will evolve still over time.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “The result is a memorial that expresses both the incalculable loss of life and its regeneration,”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Schools of journalism at exemplary American research universities, where the academic disciplines still coexist, are positioned to draw upon the full intellectual and educational resources of the university environment to help produce the skilled, responsible, expert, knowledgeable and highly proficient journalism leaders that our society-indeed the world-has need of, especially in these complex and challenging times. Our democracy depends on journalism to keep its institutions challenged and responsive to the public's needs, and the quality of the profession demands the best a university can offer.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Schools of journalism at exemplary American research universities, where the academic disciplines still coexist, are positioned to draw upon the full intellectual and educational resources of the university environment to help produce the skilled, responsible, expert, knowledgeable and highly proficient journalism leaders that our society-indeed the world-has need of, especially in these complex and challenging times, ... Our democracy depends on journalism to keep its institutions challenged and responsive to the public's needs, and the quality of the profession demands the best a university can offer.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “At the corporation, we believe one of the most critical issues facing the country is the preparation of America's teachers, which is just not good enough. Creating a vision for change and sharing how to improve teacher preparation is something the corporation is committed to.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “The book is here to stay. What we're doing is symbolic of the peaceful coexistence of the book and the computer.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Our aim has also been to find a design that will begin to repair both the wounded cityscape and our wounded souls, to provide a place for the contemplation of both loss and new life,”
 Vartan Gregorian - “The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa represents our commitment to Africa's next generation of leaders, who deserve an exemplary education to prepare them to help set the course for their nations' futures. We expect the universities in which we invest to become the foundation of a higher education network that will serve all of Africa for decades to come.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “The importance of teachers in American education has never been a question, but recent research has established beyond doubt that the most important element of student achievement is the quality of the teacher. At the Corporation, we believe one of the most critical issues facing the country is the preparation of America's teachers, which is just not good enough. Creating a vision for change and sharing how to improve teacher preparation is something the Corporation is committed to. We are pleased to join forces with the Annenberg Foundation in pursuit of this goal.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.”
 Vartan Gregorian - “That is the future, and it is probably nearer than we think. But our primary problem as universities is not engineering that future. We must rise above the obsession with quantity of information and speed of transmission, and recognize that the key issue for us is our ability to organize this information once it has been amassed to assimilate it, find meaning in it, and assure its survival for use by generations to come.”