Education: The Partnership

For a professor of history who likes to indulge in quiet dramatics, Robert College of Istanbul offers rare advantages: should the professor be speaking of Jason's route in search of the Golden Fleece, or should he be describing how Darius I crossed the Bosporus, he need only step to his classroom window to illustrate his point. "There," he can say, looking out at the water over the fortress of Rumeli Hissar, which Sultan Mohammed II built in 1452, "there is where it happened."

The oldest American college outside the U.S., Robert has for 92 years...

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