President Spar reflects on the tragedy of Greece's economic troubles

For The Huffington Post, Barnard President Debora Spar reflects on the rise and fall of Greece's economy, as experienced by her friends and family in Corfu. An excerpt:

"The first time I went to Greece, they showered me with gold. And lobster dinners. And a giant grouper, imported from Argentina, that my newly acquired friends cleaned and grilled on the beach. It was 1986. I had just become engaged to my Corfu-born boyfriend, and Greece was in the throes of its love affair with Europe."

Read President Spar's full piece.