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    African Americans in Education

    In an event hosted by The HistoryMakers, former Spelman College president Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Prairie View A&M president Ruth Simmons discussed the history of African Americans in…

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    Slavery and the University

    Emory University is host to the first conference to be held on the issue of slavery within institutions of higher education. Ruth Simmons, president, Brown University will deliver the keynote address…

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    Women as Citizens: Vital Voices

    Panelists talked about the progress women have made in the 20th century, from suffrage to the right to define their own destiny. They discussed the ways in which the women’s movement helped…

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    Women Leaders

    Senator Clinton delivered the inaugural lecture of the Doherty-Granoff Forum on Women Leaders at Brown University. In her remarks she talked about women’s roles in public life, the qualities of a…

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    Cities of Ambition

    Mr. Wolfe discussed the spirit and strength of America’s cities, particularly New York City in the aftermath of September 11. Among the issues he addressed were the role of artists in…

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    George Washington University Commencement

    Ms. Simmons spoke to graduates about the value of their education and their future in the wake of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S.

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    Trends in Higher Education

    President Simmons talked about contemporary trends in higher education and about the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks. After her presentation she answered questions from…

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    How Values Can be Taught in the University

    Participants talked about how values and ethics in college curricula help develop individual critical thinking and how values can benefit students. They also talked about how values should…

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    Affirmative Action: Remedy or Discrimination?

    Mr. Hentoff and Professor Edley debated the practice of affirmative action. After opening remarks they answered questions by a panel and the audience. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Diversity in Higher Education

    At this meeting of the AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION discussed the subject of Diversity in Higher Education. Derek Bok,Professor & President Emeritus,HARVARD UNIV., JFK School of Government…

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