Document Type

Report

Date

2003

Embargo Period

4-24-2012

Keywords

Imagining America

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Description/Abstract

Nancy Cantor, chancellor and president of Syracuse University, outlines a number of bold campus-communitypartnerships, many of which were integral to the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration at the University of Illinois. She makes a passionate case for the arts as “a context for exchange” and “a medium for participation” in a society where “pervasive and longstanding racial divides” exist. In response, Kristina Valaitis, director, Illinois Humanities Council, asks tough, affectionate questions of her university-based colleagues, and offers “suggestions for action,” including some pointed advice on the tenure system

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This article is from Imagining America: Forseeable Futures: for more information, please visit http://imaginingamerica.org/publications/foreseeable-futures/

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