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Jeffrey Brenzel

Philosopher, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University

Jeffrey Brenzel is Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University and a Lecturer in Yale's Philosophy Department. He has worked as a nonprofit executive, a private sector entrepreneur, a scholar and a university administrator. In this capacity as the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Brenzel is responsible for worldwide outreach to talented students, the selection process itself, and the development of university admissions policy and practices. Brenzel earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, while at the same time founding and developing InterLearn, Inc. an investor-backed venture that used new media and technology to produce career education and liberal arts programs for adult learners.

In this selection from his Floating University lecture, “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Essential Value of a Classic Education,” Jeffrey Brenzel, Philosopher and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at […]
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