Raising a voice for academe under President Trump
As shocking as Donald Trump’s victory has been for many of us in academe, maybe it can have the salutary effect of blasting higher education out of its chronic self-absorption, forcing collegiate leaders to reclaim the public intellectual leadership we once exercised for the nation. Too often, in recent years, the collegiate voice has been an outcry against too much governmental regulation rather than a call to create social change for the greater good.
Originally published: November 10, 2016
Author: Patricia McGuire
Institution: Trinity Washington University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed