Colleges Can Teach How to Open Eyes and Ears
As the world watches the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, students on college campuses across the country are trying to make meaning. It is what we do: our highest calling may be to use all the knowledge, skills and tools we have at hand to make sense of the world in which we live. When tragedy strikes, when our sense of humanity is at stake, it is all the harder -- and all the more important.
Originally published: April 13, 2021
Author: G. Gabrielle Starr, Suzanne Rivera
Position: President, President
Institution: Macalester College, Pomona College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed