President Audrey Bilger
c/o Office of the President
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
Dear President Bilger,
My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history, social justice, environmental protection, diversity, and education reform. In these subjects or core values, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, expand on education reform to improve learning, improve diversity to accept people who are different or come from a different background, a strong need for social justice to improve communities, and many others. President Bilger, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work as current 16th President of Reed College and some of your work on literature to be very inspiring to me.
In your current role as 16th President of Reed College I truly appreciate on how you are a strong supporter and advocate for civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights and expressing the need to make civil rights stronger to reduce discrimination in order to protect women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Also to improve civil rights, I liked on how you work to expand on rules to combat against bullying and harassment. Supporting accommodations to help students with disabilities like extra time on exams or use educational software to help improve comprehension, expanding tutoring services to provide students with help on their assignments from tutors, and implementing more liberal arts, arts, humanities, history, and basic classes to make education diverse along with make more opportunities for students to find subjects that they want to learn are great ways to improve education reform. Also on education reform I like on how you support literacy programs to help students including adults improve on their comprehension skills or gain literacy skills. On diversity, I like on how you work on hiring women, minorities, and people with disabilities to work for the college and expand on programs to help educate staff members and students about different cultures along with the need for diversity to accept people who are different or come from a different background. Another thing that I like about your work as President of Reed College is is you expand on more research programs to help students get engage to learn how different topics can make a great difference for society, implement mental health services to help students who struggle with mental health to get the care they need, push for more scholarships to help low income students or minorities get assistance on getting into college or affording supplies, expand more literacy programs to allow tutors to help students including adults in the Portland area get help on improving their comprehension, and heavily express the need to reduce high tuition cost to help students from paying high costs in order to get a college. Besides your work as President of Reed College is I like on how you are how you are a continuous strong supporter of civil rights causes, advocate for environmental protection to reduce pollution, emphasize the need for more liberal arts in colleges, a strong need for criminal justice reform to help protect people’s rights while reduce crime, and express the need for immigration reform to help protect immigrants, dreamers, and refugees from being oppressed.
President Bilger, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. On your website I enjoy reading about your literature interpretations of different novels, exploring different themes or symbolism of how it shapes literature, and stories about your life in interest in literature including a career in higher education. Some of your tools in literature helps me try to develop different methods to help me try to comprehend on literature including movies like character analysis and symbolism or life lessons messages in them. Your role as 16th President of Reed College helps give me motivation to continue to learn history, social justice, environmental protection, diversity, education, and diversity. My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, importance of education reform to improve learning, have diversity to accept people who are different or come from a different background, and many others.
I strongly believe that you are making a great difference in society and education. I’m very proud on how you work hard to support civil rights, expand on education reform, improve diversity, make social justice stronger, and many others. You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn about your work, and continue to learn different subjects. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. I was wondering if you could share with me about how you got inspired to be interested in a career in literature including President of Reed College. I wish you the best to continue to make a great difference.