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Beyond the Ivory Tower: Higher Education and The Franklin Project

September 20, 2013  • Mark Gearan

Mark Gearan, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, believes that the Millennial Generation is, “…the most civically engaged and service-minded generation since the Greatest Generation of World War II.” By making service central to the higher education ethos and committing to the Franklin Project’s call to universally expected national service, Gearan contends that colleges and universities can unlock the potential of Millennials to solve real problems and foster a generation capable of creating change. Full article available here.