Your institution may have existed since 1785. But its leaders haven’t.

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I live in Boston where gravestones from 1693 and even earlier are common sights. Oh, how we revel in our colonial roots! We’ve built an entire tourism industry around nostalgia, which serves us well in times of non-pandemic.

In a time of pandemic, though, history can only help us so much.