Critically reflect on the impact of topics, trends and events of historical eras on higher education and the dynamics surrounding the university-builders in the formative decades between 1880 to 1920. Think about what it would have been like to be a college student throughout this time. Then reflect on the time when you first enrolled in your graduate program. What was your experience? Where you excited regarding the prospects of one day teaching at the higher education level? What is the subject you would most likely enjoy teaching? Do you think you could have taught the similar subject throughout 1880 to 1920? Knowing a little more regarding the history of higher education has your perceptions changed regarding higher education in general.