Twenty-Five Years: Seemingly Quick as a Heartbeat

David P. Campbell

I recently celebrated my twenty-fifth anniversary at CCL, an occasion that calls for reminiscing and realignment. The reminiscing comes below; the realignment is that this will be my last Inklings column, mainly under the theory of “quit while you are ahead.”

Following are the major themes that come to mind when I think of how life at CCL is different today from the way it was on my 1973 fall arrival.

Growth. When I resigned my professorship at the University of Minnesota to take over CCL's professional activities—first as vice president, research and programs, and ultimately as executive vice president—CCL had a total staff of about twenty-five people, a 35,000-square-foot ...

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