How colleges can change the country by supporting their communities

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Diverse Issues in Higher Education

“Universities have tremendous power to influence and improve communities,” said Michelle Asha Cooper, former deputy undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Education and current vice president for public policy at the Lumina Foundation,. “They are often economic engines of their towns and have a stake in how the town flourishes. The success of their students and college cannot be exclusive of the community.”

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