University of Minnesota Extension and the Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education will co-host a session, "Extension's Public Purposes and Value in Troubled Times" on Wednesday, September 19, 4-5:30 p.m.
As part of the yearlong UMN Land Grant 150 anniversary celebration of the Morrill Act, Scott J. Peters, professor at Syracuse University and co-director, Imagining America, and Richard Senese, Extension senior associate dean, will address the following fundamental questions:
- What is Extension?
- What are its public purposes and value in troubled times like ours?
- And, what does it offer to the urgent work of renewing and sustaining our economy, our environment and our democracy?
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