Educating Students to Foster Active Citizenship

  title={Educating Students to Foster Active Citizenship},
  author={Robert M. Hollister and Nancy C. Wilson and Peter M. Levine},
Strengthening the preparation of active citizens is important first and foremost because the future health of our democracy depends upon it. All too often we take for granted the continuation of America's unique democratic system, and we do so at our peril. Colleges and universities have a large unmet responsibility in this regard. As Brian O'Connell has stated, "No leader or leadership institution-particularly no educator or educational institution-can presume that fostering active citizenship… CONTINUE READING