All In? Or Just Some?
Just after World War II, when the United States’ commitment to democracy, international community and the public good was at a peak, the six-volume 1947 Truman Commission report on higher education gave a huge boost to the community college movement and to integration, as well. Less famously, this major report on higher education’s future also seized the moment to define, “from among the principal goals for higher education, those which should come first in our time.”
Originally published: January 10, 2022
Author: Carol Geary Schneider
Position: President Emerita
Published by: Inside Higher Ed