Association of American Colleges and Universities

Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?

Posted on July 9, 2018

THE 2018 ANNUAL MEETING:

Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?

https://www.aacu.org/liberaleducation/2018/spring

Liberal Education, Spring 2018
Vol. 104, No. 2

Covering a wide array of topics—democratic engagement between universities and communities; diversity, inclusion, and free speech; moving Beyond the Skills Gap; and how DREAMers can access the American Dream—this issue features articles based on sessions at AAC&U’s 2018 Annual Meeting: “Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?”

FROM 1818 R STREET NW
In Pursuit of Quality and Deliberative Democracy
By Lynn Pasquerella, Association of American Colleges and Universities

From the Editor
By Kathryn Peltier Campbell, Association of American Colleges and Universities

FEATURED TOPIC
Of Mutual Benefit: Democratic Engagement between Universities and Communities
By Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University-Newark

When Core Values Collide: Diversity, Inclusion, and Free Speech
By Pareena G. Lawrence, Hollins University

Beyond the Skills Gap: How the Vocationalist Framing of Higher Education Undermines Student,
Employer, and Societal Interests
By Matthew T. Hora, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nudges, the Learning Economy, and a New Three Rs:
Relationships, Resilience, and Reflection
By José Antonio Bowen, Goucher College

PERSPECTIVES
DREAMers Accessing the American Dream:
Their Academic and Civic Engagement Outcomes
By Yusuke Kuroki and Henoc Preciado, California State University-Fullerton

The Indispensable Work of Community Colleges:
The Conversations We Should Be Having
By Matt Reed, Brookdale Community College, and Kate Drezek McConnell, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Targeted Harassment of Faculty: What Higher Education Administrators Can Do
By Joan Wallach Scott, Institute for Advanced Study

MY VIEW
“Confronting the ‘Mess’”: Embracing Vulnerability to Amplify Students’ Voices
By Alexandra B. Reznik, Duquesne University

Liberal Education expresses the voices of educators, faculty, administrators, and others who are working to enrich liberal learning and undergraduate education.

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