The Role of Higher Education in Responding to Events in Baltimore

The service-learning newsfeeds are actively discussing the role of institutions of higher education in addressing the recent events in Baltimore.

Imagining America extended questions for us to all reflect upon and a call to engage in this dialogue further at their annual conference in October – which will be held in Baltimore.  Click herefor recent posts from their blog.  They also have provided suggestions for keeping informed (for example, the UMBC community of faculty, students and alumni are sharing their diverse perspectives on social media using the hashtag #BaltimoreUprising).

Yesterday, Campus Compact posted a bold statement on their blog, regarding higher education’s response to the events in Baltimore.  The post includes a list of action items for institutions of higher education, with implications for faculty, staff, and senior administrators.  Click here for the original post.