For The Huffington Post, Barnard President Debora Spar reflects on the rise and fall of Greece's economy, as experienced by her friends and family in Corfu. An excerpt:

"The first time I went to Greece, they showered me with gold. And lobster dinners. And a giant grouper, imported from Argentina, that my newly acquired friends cleaned and grilled on the beach. It was 1986. I had just become engaged to my Corfu-born boyfriend, and Greece was in the throes of its love affair with Europe."

Read President Spar's full piece.