University President's Summer Job: Driver for Uber

July 21, 2015

Larry Schall, president of Oglethorpe University, is spending an unusual few weeks for a university president. He's working as an Uber driver, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. He said he wanted to learn more about how Americans work these days. The idea was inspired by John Coleman, a Haverford College president who in 1974 wrote a book, Blue Collar Journal, in which he described a secret sabbatical working in blue-collar jobs.

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