Posts Tagged: civic engagement

Reinvigorating Democracy … A NEJHE Q&A with Nancy Thomas of Tufts

"Students need to get involved in changing systems that underrepresent and disempower most groups of Americans." Nancy Thomas is director of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. In the following Q&A, NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney asks Thomas about her insights on higher education, citizen engagement an...

NEBHE Welcomes Another Compact to 45 Temple

The Massachusetts Campus Compact (MACC) relocated to 45 Temple Place in downtown Boston, the headquarters of NEBHE and the National Campus Compact network. MACC is a nonprofit coalition of college and university presidents committed to developing the civic skills of students, building partnerships with the community, and integrating civic engagement with teaching and research. MACC had been house...