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Promising Practices to Facilitate Politically Robust Campus Climates

Higher education has long accepted its role in educating for the future and health of democracy, but how colleges and universities meet this responsibility changes based on the social context of the times. Recently the rationale for revitalizing this role is stronger. According to former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, authoritarian regimes are taking hold globally (Albright, 2018). In 2018, Freedom House reported that globally democracy is “in crisis” due to declines in free and fair elections, civil liberties, freedom of the press, and the rule of law. [click through link below to read full article]