Presidents’ Declaration on the Civic Responsibility of Higher Education and Campus Assessment of Civic Responsibility
The following statement was drafted by Thomas Ehrlich, senior scholar, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and president emeritus, Indiana University, and Elizabeth Hollander, executive director of Campus Compact, with the advice and input of a distinguished Presidents' Leadership Colloquium Committee composed of: Derek Bok, president emeritus of Harvard University; Dolores Cross, president of Morris Brown College; John DiBiaggio, president of Tufts University; Claire Gaudiani, president of Connecticut College; Stanley Ikenberry, president of the American Council on Education; Donald Kennedy, president emeritus of Stanford University; Charles Knapp, recent past president of the Aspen Institute, Edward A. Malloy, president of the University of Notre Dame; Frank Newman, president of the Education Commission of the States; and Eduardo Padron, president of Miami-Dade Community College.
Ehrlich, Thomas, "Presidents’ Declaration on the Civic Responsibility of Higher Education and Campus Assessment of Civic Responsibility" (1999). Higher Education. 125.
Printed on the occasion of the Massachusetts Campus Compact Fifth Anniversary Breakfast, October 18, 1999.