Colleges and Universities as Civic Actors: a Conversation with Margee Ensign and Jonathan Becker

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October 30th

Dr. Margee Ensign, AUBG President, a well-respected scholar in international development, and Jonathan Becker, Executive Vice President, Director for the Center of Civic Engagement and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Bard College and Vice President of the Open Society University Network (OSUN), will discuss the topic of "Colleges and Universities as Civic Actors" today at 12 pm EDT (6 pm Sofia time). The focus of this discussion will revolve around the civic role of academic institutions and will explore topics such as the definition of civic engagement, the responsibilities of universities in promoting civic engagement among students, and the various ways in which colleges and universities can serve as civic actors. Furthermore, the panel will delve into the crucial role of academic institutions in the context of censorious legislation and self-censorship within college studies in the United States. Don't miss this invaluable opportunity to gain insights into the essential role of higher education in our society.

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