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The Sternberg Family Lecture in Public Scholarship ft. Andrew Delbanco

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
Presents
The Inaugural Sternberg Family Lecture
in Public Scholarship


featuring
Andrew Delbanco


Do America’s Colleges Have a Future?

Andrew Delbanco is Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded him the National Humanities Medal. In 2001, he was named by Time Magazine as “America’s Best Social Critic.” He has also received the Society of Columbia Graduates’ “Great Teacher Award.” He is the author of many books, including, in 2012, College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be (Princeton University Press.)

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The City College of New York
160 Convent Ave
The Great Hall of Shepard Hall
New York, NY 10031

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is a leading center for social research and education with a particular emphasis on addressing problems that impede equity, diversity, prosperity, stability, and peace in our society and across the world. Specifically, the school:

  • provides rigorous degree programs that foster leadership and public-spiritedness by integrating service, leadership training, and mentoring into the curriculum, and ensuring that students engage with real-world problems;
  • maintains and supports a faculty dedicated to the highest standards of research and to the university’s democratic and public obligations, including the responsibility to disseminate research in usable forms to concerned audiences, particularly to those striving to redress injustice or disparity;
  • serves as a forum for experts, policymakers, community leaders, and others dealing with the major challenges of our time in ways that dismantle traditional barriers between the academic world, proximate communities, and the broader public.
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