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May. 13, 2024

College President Convocation Speech Highlights

College presidents reference the civic commitments in their convocation speeches.
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Apr. 07, 2024

Takeaways from UChicago Forum for Free Inquiry

Dispatch from University of Chicago’s Inaugural Forum for Free Inquiry and Expression
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Apr. 01, 2024

Overcoming Polarization: Building Bridges in the College Classroom

The Faculty Institute is having a positive impact on creating a network of faculty, as well as pedagogical and practical changes to classroom design and the field of higher education in general.
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Mar. 27, 2024

Civil Discourse and Advancing the Collective Good in Higher Education

Higher education is charged to help shape the next generation of empowered citizens. Yet we’re seeing weekly headlines about the debate and demise of free expression and critical inquiry on college campuses.
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Feb. 29, 2024

Civic Education Must be Made Priority for Young People, Panel Says

Dispatch from the Democracy in Action convening at Wesleyan University
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Dec. 18, 2023

Argue Joyfully: University of Pittsburgh Commencement Address

The Institute for Citizens & Scholars president Rajiv Vinnakota gave the Winter Commencement address at the University of Pittsburgh.
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Sep. 03, 2023

We Are Standing Up for Free Speech on Campus

The cracks in the foundation of our republic are too large to ignore; our democracy is in crisis.
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Aug. 15, 2023

Strong Students Make Better Teachers, And Both Create Better Citizens

Michael Roth, president of Wesleyan University shares how promoting civic literacy and political participation is a great step in helping universities make a deeper contribution to public life.