Higher Education's Contribution

Colleges and universities around the U.S. are committed to these principles:

  1. Developing civic preparedness is a core element of the mission of American higher education.
  2. Participating in American political life helps students learn from a diversity of ideas and people while developing skills for lifelong, active citizenship.
  3. Empowering students and teachers to engage with the complex issues facing the country are crucial facets of higher education’s contributions to the common good.

The following institutions are doing important work to actively engage students in civic life:

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