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Hope and higher education -- the powers of public narratives

Harry Boyte advocates for strong collaboration between colleges and the towns they inhabit.

In some cases re-integration of colleges, their staff and students into places can lead to even more expansive change. When colleges and universities and their members take on the role of "agents and architects of democracy," envisioned in The Wingspread Declaration in 1999, the process can generate new public narratives through which communities are able to re-imagine their futures.

Huffington Post
September 27, 2012

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